Is dementia hereditary? This is one question that we get asked on a regular basis.
It’s not surprising that it’s a question people want an answer to. Especially with the growing number of people around the world developing diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular or one of the many other forms of dementias.
Many people, especially if a family member has a memory loss disease are worried that they can inherit dementia themselves. Could they also pass the condition on to their children through their genes?
So should we be worried about the fact that can dementia be inherited? » Read more