Therapies and Prognosis. The average survival time after a diagnosis of frontal lobe dementia is six to eight years, although patients have been recorded to live up to 20 years after a frontal lobe dementia diagnosis.What are the signs of frontal lobe dementia?
For many years, individuals with frontotemporal dementia show muscle weakness and coordination problems, leaving them needing a wheelchair — or bedbound. These muscle issues can cause problems swallowing, chewing, moving and controlling bladder and/or bowels.What are the stages of frontal lobe dementia?
Frontal lobe dementia in ALS usually appears as a change in personality and behavior. The exact nature of this change varies from person to person. The following symptoms are common: Apathy (lack of interest, withdrawal) Lack of emotion. Reduced spontaneity. Loss of inhibition. Restlessness or overactivity.How do you die from frontal lobe dementia?
The average life expectancy of a person diagnosed with frontal lobe dementia is eight years. Approximately 50% of deaths are as a result of pneumonia, following complications associated with inability of the person to move or care for themselves.