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    develop dementia” (Goodwin,2015). Many people believe that Dementia is the same thing as Alzheimer’s disease, but they are wrong. There is much to learn about dementia in patients, such as its causes and familiar diseases, the symptoms and treatments associated, and most of all patient care. Dementia is a group of symptoms, not a disease. It is caused when the brain cells are damaged by disease such as Alzheimer’s and stroke.…

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    what it feels like to have a progressed stage of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). There are many known diseases in the world, but AD is a very deadly disease with no known treatment or exact cause. AD is a disease that more commonly develops in the elderly and not younger people. AD not only affects the patient, but it also affects their family and friends because they are the ones who have to watch as their loved one suffers through this horrible disease. Although there is no exact underlying cause of…

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    Alzheimer’s disease is a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. This disease develops over a number of years and symptoms progress with time. It was first recognized by Alois Alzheimer, a German doctor, in 1906 after he discovered variations in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an uncommon mental illness. (“Alzheimer’s Disease”). At the time that it was first documented, it was thought to be a rare disease. Dr. Alzheimer found many amyloid plaques…

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    Alzheimer's Brain Disease

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    Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that slowly and progressively destroys memory cells in the brain and other types of brain cells. Today Alzheimer’s threatens the health system and about five million Americans. Death in Alzheimer’s has climbed up to fifty five percent. They say statin drugs are supposed to reduce the risk of stroke and cholesterol, but they actually increase the risk of dementia. The way that people live now is causing research to say that we will continue to die from…

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    This paper is going to be about Alzheimer’s disease, the stages of the disease, the medications that are prescribed to help with cognitive impairment from the disease, as well as what researchers have found as a possible cure for Alzheimer 's. Alzheimer’s disease is classified in the DSM-V as a neurocognitive disorder. Neurocognitive disorders (NCD) are “those in which impaired cognition has not been present at birth or very early life, and thus represents a decline from a previously attained…

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    how to walk, sit up or even smile. Life is not what it used to be. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain ailment that destroys physical and mental functioning in people. This disease leaves its victims helpless and incapable of living; however, recent research suggests new treatment advancements are giving victims and their families’ new hope. Alzheimer’s disease progresses in stages of mild, moderate and severe. Alzheimer’s affects its victims with a permanent form of dementia that…

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    A look at Alzheimer’s disease One of the things that terrify people the most about aging is no remembering your loved ones or forgetting the great adventures you had in your youth. Unfortunately there are many cases of people who establish a disease called Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is taking the lives of many people and directly affecting their families. People who have never heard of Alzheimer’s have many questions, they want to know what Alzheimer’s is , what causes it,…

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    killing cells in the brain. Alzheimer’s is an irreversible and debilitating disease that affects the human brain by destroying memory and restricting the victim from carrying out the most simple tasks. Alzheimer’s is a disease that starts out slow and then over time gets worse. It is a form of dementia. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental…

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    Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, irreversible brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out daily tasks. For most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear in their mid-60s. The disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer. In 1906, Dr. Alzheimer noticed changes in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an unusual mental illness. Her symptoms included memory loss, language problems, and unpredictable behavior. After she…

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    of the elderly people is a reason why aging is a problem. America is epidemic of Alzheimer’s and Americans regardless of age, fear Alzheimer’s. Today in the U.S., more than 5.1 million people has Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, 1 in 8 people over the age of 65 years old has Alzheimer’s and half of the people 85 years of age or older has Alzheimer’s. Thus, the greater risk is age. Alzheimer's disease is a “disease caused by deterioration of the brain cells, characterized by plagues and tangles.…

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