Alzheimer Disease Articles
Expert Author: Muna wa Wanjiru
Alzheimers is a difficult disease for any family to deal with. When I was married over 15 years ago, my Father-In-Law was a joke telling, happy go lucky card playing person. We didn't understand at first what started happening to him. At first, we thought it was just part of getting older. He would forget what he was doing, or where he put the keys or some other odd thing. We didn't realize at the time, that all of us were about to start down a long and difficult road.
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known simply as Alzheimer's, is a neurodegenerative disease that, in its most common form, is found in people over age 65. Approximately 24 million people worldwide have dementia of which the majority (~60%) is due to Alzheimer's.
The research for a cure for Alzheimer's disease is actually accelerating. This neurodegenerative disease that adversely affects millions of older Americans is receiving continued assistance from the Alzheimer Association. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading national advocate for Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease was originally named after Dr. Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer, who was a German doctor that specialized in psychiatry and neuropathology. Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known simply as Alzheimer's, is a neurodegenerative disease that, in its most common form, is found in people over age 65. Approximately 24 million people worldwide have dementia of which the majority (~60%) is due to Alzheimer's.
Expert Author: Simon Evans
How conscientious of a person are you? New research shows that the higher your level of conscientiousness, the lower your odds of getting Alzheimer's disease.
Expert Author: Ed Bagley
Imagine my recoil when I read the above Associated Press headline recently: The story went on to detail the first study that linked loss of smell to Alzheimer's. Difficulty identifying odors was associated with a higher risk of progressing from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's. As someone with very little sense of smell and taste, perhaps I should be worried.
Expert Author: Alvaro Fernandez
There is much we can do to help delay Alzheimer's, including lifelong learning and brain exercises. In this article we review some recent research-and also explain why no individual company or product today can make any claim that it directly helps prevent Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Expert Author: Aaron Stanlich
Scientists aren't sure exactly what's behind AD. Some suspect a certain gene - apolipoprotein E 4 allele (Apo E4) - plays a major part in your brain's decline. Other experts believe years of oxidative stress also are at the root of the problem.
Expert Author: Jeannine Athens
A certain amount of memory loss is to be expected as a result of the aging process. What level of memory loss is normal, what are possible causes aside from aging that can contributing to memory loss and when should you see a doctor?
Expert Author: Stewart Levison
Poor health can develop into Alzheimer disease. Experts discovered the heart disease and strokes could develop particular types of dementia, which is Alzheimer disease. This article will be discuss the detail actions needed to be taken in order to reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease.
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