Recently Bruce Willis' family announced that he has been diagnosed with incurable frontotemporal dementia (FTD), a type of dementia that affects the frontotemporal region of the brain.
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FTD is a type of dementia that primarily affects behavior, personality, and language abilities.
FTD is neurodegenerative disease in the same family as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s.
It is caused by the degeneration of nerve cells in the frontotemporal region of the brain.
FTD is most commonly diagnosed in individuals between the ages of 45 and 65.
Symptoms of FTD can include changes in behavior, personality, and social interaction, as well as language difficulties and a decline in memory and thinking.
FTD and Alzheimer's disease, although they can share some symptoms...
Alzheimer's disease is characterised by memory loss, confusion, and disorientation, whereas FTD typically affects behavior, personality, and language.
There is currently no cure for FTD, but treatment can help manage symptoms and improve quality of life.
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