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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Alzheimer's disease is a progressive mural degenerative disorder that affects the brain. To date, physicians and scientific researchers have not yet determined the exact cause of Alzheimer's disease, which increasingly disrupts brain function, memory, judgment, and communication.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Alzheimer disease, a disease which makes your loved one to forget you and moreover a disease which degenerate the loved one in front of your eyes and much cannot be done. As this genetic infused disease of forgetting and later degenerating of nerves and muscles, you slowly see the light going out from the eye of the patient.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is a slow brain disorder the eats away the brain functions little by little. The disease develops completely between seven to 10 years. As it progresses, the disease affects various brain functions like memory, movement, judgment, abstract reasoning and even one's behavior.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is a form of a mental disorder that is also known as "dementia", a brain disorder that affects and seriously impedes the brain's ability to process rational or normal thought. This usually results in limiting the amount of daily activities that require the use of cognitive abilities of its sufferers. Alzheimer's is a debilitating disease because it affects the part of the brain that is responsible for thought, memory, and language.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is considered the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2004. The death toll continues to rise every year. The disease is the third most costly in the U.S. Heart disease and cancer are the first and second most costly respectively. It is recorded that there 24 million people with dementia worldwide, the figure will more than double by 2040.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimers and dementia are strongly linked because Alzheimers disease is the most common type of dementia. Dementia is the constant evolution of the atrophy of the brain's cognitive functions. In the case of Alzheimers, abnormal protein build up happen in the brain which interferes with its normal functions through interactions with the brain nerves and neurotransmitters that cause these elements to whither and die.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Unbelievably, one out of ten people over the age of 65 have Alzheimer's disease. In fact, in a recent statistic polls, almost 19 million Americans suffer one way or the other from this dreaded progressive disease. Below are some information that you will find useful about the disease.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Just for a moment I want you to imagine that you are coming out of a very deep sleep. If you have ever had surgery try to remember the way you felt as you were trying to make sense of things as you awoke. As you imagine or remember this sensation do you find yourself wondering if it is morning or night? Are you trying to remember where you are? Do you have a startle reaction and think for a moment that you are late for work or forgot to pick up your children at school? I have had that upsetting feeling if I wake up in the middle of the night or even after a nap. Now imagine that same fog every moment of your life...
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that damages areas of the brain involved in intelligence, memory, behavior, judgment, and language. It is the most common form of mental decline in older adults. Alzheimer's gets worse over time, but the course of the disease varies from person to person. Some people may still be able to function relatively well until late stages of Alzheimers disease. Others may lose the ability to do daily activities in earlier stages. Over time, Alzheimer's disease causes severe mental and functional problems and eventually results in death.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500How do you know if that forgetfulness you've had is an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, or just normal aging? You may forget the occasional name or sometimes have trouble thinking of the right word to use. Maybe you walk into another room and wonder what you were looking for. Is it Alzheimer's, aging, or just plain being distracted, doing one thing while you're thinking of another?
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is a disease that can virtually steal away the memory and the abilities of innocent people. It is tragic when it happens and, unfortunately, it happens to many people each year. Are their cures? Is there hope for individuals who are faced with the challenges of Alzheimer's disease?
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia that causes gradual loss of a person's mental abilities. It initially affects the cerebral cortex and often starts off as simple forgetfulness. As the disease progresses, the person's personality may undergo a complete transformation for the worse. The ability to think and function normally may be almost fully lost.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimers information is important for individuals who may be at the first stages of this disease. However, it is also very important for friends, family and caregivers of people with Alzheimers disease to have enough Alzheimers information to be able to understand the process of the progression of the disease as well as what to expect and what is the best care and treatment for this.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Medical science has determined a lot of things through the years. It has discovered various diseases and its causes. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of unknowns. Doctors are unable to determine the cause of cancer, the cure for AIDS and even something that called Alzheimer's disease.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimers is an extremely debilitating disease. Presently, there are no known cure or treatment for this irreversible threat to a mature person's mental and personal health. Once a person has been diagnosed with Alzheimers, the duration and course of the disease will vary from five up to twenty years.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Many breakthroughs and important discoveries have been found throughout the years of research and testing regarding the cure and treatment of Alzheimers disease. Despite that though, there continues to be no known cure or prevention for Alzheimers. Furthermore, once the disease has started, there can be no repairing or slowing down the damage of abnormal deposits of proteins in the brain.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500When one reaches the later years of one's life, systems will slow down and bones will weaken. This is the time when you will not be able to do the things that you used to do before or if you were still able to do it, you would not be able to do it with the same speed and strength as you used to before.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500People tend to forget certain things because of work and other priorities. This is not uncommon because this does happen to everybody. However, when an individual tends to forget even the simplest things, there is already something definitely wrong. There is a chance that one has Alzheimer's disease.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500One of the most dreaded diseases in old age is Alzheimer's disease. Although unlike cancer and heart problem, this is actually not fatal. In fact, people with Alzheimer's can live for a long time with proper care. That is actually the problem most of the time.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alzheimer's is one disease that people dread to be diagnosed with. Who can blame them? It is one of the most debilitating disease known to man and it affects not only one area or one system but all. Of course, since it is a progressive disease, effects on the various systems of the body does not happen at one time.
Mon, 09 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500What there good is living to be over the 100 years of age if we just have lost our minds at 65? Becoming a nation of caregivers thus for the aged would not benefit society or the government. Our brain, like any or other organ in our body, that needs to get proper nourishment, have further toxins removed, exercised, and get the really proper amount of rest in order to function properly.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500What are the causes of Alzheimer's disease? This has been a question plaguing doctors and researchers for years. Currently, the causes are not entirely known. However, recent research has shed a great deal of light on the subject. There are two kinds of Alzheimer's disease. One type, Familial Alzheimer's disease, is very rare and can be found in less than 10 per cent of the people suffering from Alzheimer's.
Fri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400Alzheimer's disease is a serious mental disorder affecting millions of people every year. According to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as 5.2 million people in the United States are currently living with this disease. Even scarier, as estimated 10 million baby boomers are expected to develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime.
Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400There are 5 early symptoms of Alzheimers disease you should watch out for. Most of us know about Alzheimers disease but few of us know what these early symptoms are. In this article youll discover Alzheimers early symptoms so you can take steps today to prevent further memory loss and cognitive...
Fri, 08 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400One could trace back the history of Alzheimer's disease from a presentation and lecture made by a German psychiatrist in 1906 during 37th Meeting of Southwest German Psychiatrists held in Tubingen. Dr. Alois Alzheimer presented his findings on a woman who had died after years of having memory problems and confusion. When Dr. Alzheimer autopsied the patient's brain, he found thick deposits of neuritic plaques outside and around the nerve cells. He also found a lot of twisted bands of fibers or neurofibrillary tangles inside the nerve cells.