frontotemporal dementia

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Frontotemporal dementia, also known as FTD, is a rare form of dementia. Early symptoms are changes to personality and behaviour as well as difficulties with language.

As the condition progresses  frontotemporal dementia can cause memory loss as well as affecting a person’s emotions, mood and mental capacity.

Frontotemporal dementia is caused by damage to two sets of nerve cells in the brain.

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