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How do you die from dementia?
Most often, it is the side effects of dementia that lead to death, and not the disease itself. In the later stages of dementia the loss o memory, weight, and mobility can be devastating to the system. Blood clots can form when a person become immobile or bed ridden. Memory loss can cause dementia patients to wonder into danger, accidentally overdose on medications, or fatally wound themselves. Weight loss can lead to such fatal issues as dehydration and malnutrition. All three loss factors can cause great distress on the mind and body. Patients with dementia should have constant care and moderating for their own safety and quality of life.


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