This book describes Alzheimer Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases
Never let the brain idle.
'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.'
And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.
The 4 A's to Alzheimer's
The four A's are four words that define some of the main symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Amnesia refers to memory loss and is often the most easily visible and frequent sign of Alzheimer's disease.
Memory loss in Alzheimer's disease typically begins with short-term memory and progresses to a decline in long-term memory.
Aphasia is a term used to describe impaired communication.
Aphasia may be classified as
Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most frequent known type of dementia.
It influences memory, thinking, and behavior.
Alzheimer's disease is closely related to aging and the length of the average life.
It is featured by progressive loss of memory and cognitive functions.
2 abnormal structures called plaques and tangles are prime suspects in damaging and killing the nerve cells.
Amyloid Plaques build up between nerve cells.
Neurofibrillary Tangles form inside dying cells
Most doctors believe they somehow block communication among nerve cells and disrupt activities that cells need to survive.
There is no single test that can specifically diagnose Alzheimer's disease
The 3 stages of Alzhemer's:
Stage3 Severe Alzheimer's
There is no cure for Alzheimer disease.
The goals of treatment are:
1.Slow the progression of the disease
2.Manage symptoms, such as behavior problems, confusion, and sleep problems
3.Change the home environment to make daily activities easier
Medicines are used to treat symptoms
Psychological support and Physiotherapy are integral parts of treatment
Researchers have discovered an enzyme and a biochemical pathway they believe may lead to the identification of drugs that could inhibit the production of beta-amyloid protein
A new study suggests that vital exhaustion, which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress, is a risk factor for future risk of dementia
Seniors who consume more than 2 standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment
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