Alzheimer's disease - is there hope?
Alzheimer's disease and the Brain/Oxygen connection
There is hope
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What is Alzheimer's disease?
Alzheimer's disease affects a person's brain. It destroys a person's memory, personality and ability to function independently.
The following is the definition from medterms.com:
Alzheimer's disease: A progressive neurologic disease of the brain that leads to the irreversible loss of neurons and dementia.
The clinical hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease are progressive impairment in
- memory, judgment, decision making, orientation to physical surroundings, and language….
- Alzheimer's disease is the most common of all neurodegenerative diseases. It accounts for about two-thirds of cases of dementia with vascular causes and other neurodegenerative diseases making up most of the rest
……………The German psychiatrist and pathologist Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915) first described this form of presenile dementia in 1907.
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Alzheimer's disease statistics - Alarming
Alzheimer's, senile dementia appears to be increasing at an alarming rate among our aging popul