Depression and Dementia

Contributed by: Dennis Fortier, President, Medical Care Corporation

If and how depression is related to dementia are two questions that I hear often. A nice summary of important information is posted by Dr. Charles Raison on the CNN Health website.

Of specific importance, I think the closing point about symptoms associated with abnormal thyroid function should be noted. Thyroid disorders are fairly common, can produce a host of worrisome symptoms including memory loss, and are generally treated with success.

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