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  • Alzheimer 's Disease And How It Affects The Individual As A Person

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    This report provides detailed information regarding the Alzheimer’s disease, and how it affects the individual as a person. It examines the facts and statistics of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as cover the survival rate. It covers the cognitive impacts that Alzheimer’s has on the individual, and also the emotional profiles of each of its victims. Gives a general concept of how Alzheimer’s disease has evolved over the past years, and it also shares the advances that it has made. It addresses the role

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Dementia

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    Introduction Dementia is a disorder that leads to a gradual loss of the cognitive capacity of an individual, ultimately affecting one’s daily activities. Dementia does manifests through the accompanying disorders because it does not exist on its own. In other words, dementia is a disorder that comes about through the existence of the related disorders. The main ones are four, but they are not the only disorders that cause dementia. These include Lewy Bodies dementia (LBD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

  • Alzheimer's Case Studies

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    ow effective is the medication for Alzheimer’s disease? In 1906, Alois Alzheimer was a German doctor who connects his patient’s symptoms to microscopic changes in the brain. Dr. Alzheimer describes his patients who suffered from profound memory loss, paranoia, and other worsening psychological changes. He studied the patient brain through autopsy and saw a remarkable change in the patient's brain size. These dramatic changes in her brain at autopsy is due to abnormal accumulation around the perimeter

  • Alzheimer 's And Alzheimer Dementia

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    Some alternate names for Alzeheimer 's include Alzheimer dementia (AD), Alzheimer dementiia, syndrome, and sclerosis. The name of the disease was chosen after Dr. Aloysius Alzheimer was credited with discovering the first case of presenile dementia. This would later be called Alzheimer 's disease in honor of Dr. Alzheimer 's discovery. In the year of 1901, Dr. Alzheimer was studying a 51-year-old patient named Auguste Deter. The patient was suffering from strage behavioral patterns of symptoms. One

  • How To Write An Essay On Alzheimer's Disease

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    is a slow, fatal disease of the brain. Dr. Alois Alzheimer was the first one who discovered Alzheimer's disease in 1906. Over many years' time, the plaques and tangles slowly destroy the hippocampus, and it becomes harder and harder to remember memories. Alzheimer's disease will attack the memory first which will make the person forgetful and not able to complete simple daily life tasks. The specialist German nerves Alois describe the Alzheimer disease for the first time as a diseases that affect

  • Outline Of Alzheimer 's ' Alzheimer ' S

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    I. Introduction: Alzheimer’s A. Why I chose Alzheimer’s: Kevin Arnold once said, “Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, and the things you never want to lose.” Memories are the things hold on to in life. Whether it’s bad or good, memories are engraved in us and as we carry them through our everyday lives they become a part of us. But what if as times goes by, those memories start to disappear? Imagine that the things you held onto for years could no longer be

  • Alzheimer 's Research Paper : Alzheimer And Its Symptoms

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    Meghan Odell English IV- 5 Mrs. Crow 18 November 2015 Alzheimer’s Research Paper There are three separate stages of Alzheimer’s, they are all so different and yet so similar. Many people have a false recollection of Alzheimer’s disease and its symptoms. Many believe that people only get Alzheimer’s as a result of aging. Alzheimer’s disease is not a disease that happens because the human body gets worn down, but because of a change occurring in the human brain. Alzheimer’s is a serious disease

  • Alzheimers Disease

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    isoform (protein) are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s. In a study that was done called aging, demographics and memory study (ADAMS) it was found that older African Americans are two times more likely than older whites to develop Alzheimer or any other dementia. Some of the reasons that have been discovered as to why older African Americans are more common to have Alzheimer’s is because they are found to have higher rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, along with other vascular

  • Dementia And Alzheimers

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    Alzheimer’s and Dementia many times fall into the same category of memory loss as many people think are the same thing. Although it is not completely untrue that both are involved in the deterioration of mental cognitive tasks, they are not the same. Healthline states that dementia is a group of symptoms that affect memory in a negative way, and that Alzheimer's is “a progressive disease of the brain that slowly causes impairment in memory and cognitive function”(HealthlineEditorialTeam, n.d.). Due

  • Disease Analysis: Parkinson's Disease

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    Parkinson's disease (PD) was first described on 1817 by James Parkinson (Dauer & Przedborski, 2003). PD is a progressive neuromuscular disorder. It has an average age of onset of about 55 years of age. The lifetime prevalence rate is about 0.15 percent, but the incidence of PD increases as people get older (American Psychiatric Association, 2004). The vast majority of PD cases are labeled as "sporadic Parkinson's disease" (cause unknown) but about five percent of PD cases are inherited (Dauer & Przedborski