Monday, May 11, 2015

The Connection Between UTI and Dementia

Study results show that people who got an infection had twice the rate of memory loss as people without infections.

UTI and Dementia

Infections in dementia patients, including UTIs, can lead to hallucinations, agitation, aggression, and memory loss.

Worse yet, urinary tract infections are common in dementia patients, frequently go undetecting, and often lead to visits to the emergency room.

In response to a Google search looking for information on UTI, dementia, Alzheimer's and memory loss we recommend the following articles.

Urinary Tract Infections Can Hasten Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients

Alzheimer's, Agitation, Infection, Pee, and the Full Court Press

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