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    Default Is Dementia Hereditary?

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    Most dementias are not passed down through the family. This page will help you understand the genetic links for different types of dementia.

    Many people affected by dementia are concerned that they may inherit or pass on dementia.
    The majority of dementia is not inherited by children and grandchildren. In rarer types of dementia there may be a strong genetic link, but these are only a tiny proportion of overall cases of dementia.

    Read more: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-...tia-hereditary
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    Default Re: Is Dementia Hereditary?

    Will you share this with your son, Julieanne?
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    Already sent - he will read it at work tomorrow. He only mentioned it once, but I know he has concerns. You know most what guys are like, they don't talk much about what is worrying them.

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