Disease And Symptoms Of Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer’s Disease

“ People look at me and think there is nothing wrong; I am not in a wheelchair, I have full use of all my limbs, I can see, hear, speak and listen….but not for much longer. I am dying: day by day, hour by hour my life is ending. I don’t understand what people are saying: the words run together and they may as well be speaking a foreign language. I can no longer speak or write like I used to. I was once a sociable person, but now I go to a happy affair only to be tortured by the noise and surrounding conversations because I am overwhelmed by the stimulus of sight and sound.” This quote portrays a male suffering from a heart-breaking disease. Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, degenerative disorder of the brain affects millions of people on planet
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( Ellenbogen 2)
The above quote is what Michael Ellenbogen went through being faced with alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s, a type of dementia, which causes complications with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms develop slowly and get worse over time, which become severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. The most common symptom is the difficulty remembering newly learned information. As alzheimer’s advances over time other severe symptoms such as disorientation,
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