Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease, where brain cells degenerate and die. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, where thinking -, behavioral- and social skills decline to such a level where a person can not function independently. Plaques containing beta amyloid form in the brain.
Memory loss is the key symptom of Alzheimer's disease as well as making decisions and judgements .As symptoms worsen, it becomes harder for people to remember recent events.
There is no test for Alzheimer's disease, so doctors will look at signs and symptoms to diagnose Alzheimer's. Testing the patients balance, reflexes and senses will help them to diagnose the disease.
Why do we get Alzheimer's?
Unavoidable risk factors are: Aging, a family history of Alzheimer's or if a person is carrying certain genes.
Factors that may help preventing Alzheimers, include
- regular exercise
- maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system
- managing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, smoking, high blood pressure
- following a healthy diet
- participating in lifelong learning and cognitive training
There is no cure for Alzheimer's if a brain cell is dead, it cannot be reversed. It is important to start at an early age, preventing the disease.
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