Symptoms And Causes Of Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease, also known as Alzheimer's or AD, is a neural disease that slowly gets worse over time. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause for dementia. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's. The chances of getting this disease increases substantially after age 70 although you can get it earlier, though the chances will be smaller. The main risk factors for Alzheimer's is increased age, although genetics may play a role in getting this disease.Some symptoms or stages of Alzheimer's is; loss of orientation of place or time, poor planning or judgement, and losing or misplacing items. Alzheimer's is a slowly progressive disease of the brain that is characterized as memory loss. Although the risk for getting Alzheimer's increases as you age, it is not however a normal part in aging.…show more content…
Some studies found that Alzheimer's can occur to people who have had traumatic head injuries earlier in their life. This can only increase your risk of Alzheimer's, head injuries do not cause Alzheimer's. Manifestations of Alzheimer's is; wandering, irritability, and labile affect. Alzheimer's is one of the most financially draining diseases. The early signs of Alzheimer's is difficulty remembering newly-learned information. The reason behind this Is because Alzheimer's starts out in the learning part of the brain. more severe symptoms occur later on in the disease, these symptoms can be loss of basic cognitive functions, such as difficulty walking speaking or swallowing. The changes in membrane can occur years before any symptoms
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