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    Neurodegenerative Disorder

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    Neurodegenerative diseases are distinguished by progressive neuronal cell loss with clear patterns in disparate disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson and Huntington’s. They are responsible for around 4% of fatalities worldwide and 5% of disability-adjusted life years from a non-communicable disease (NCD). Neurodegenerative disorders are not only caused by genetics but protein misfolding disorders and protein degradation by the proteasome system. These disorders continue to increase as well as the understanding of molecular pathogenesis and genetics ibecoming more common. Half of a human cell consists of proteins (primary building blocks), all containing different structures which are determined by specific sequences of amino acids. These…

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    In this essay, I will be talking about PPA and how it effects one individual diagnosed with it. There will be a summary and critique of the language and content used to describe and diagnose PPA. Some articles written about the syndromes of neurodegenerative disorders might have incorrect information and stigmatizing language. In this essay, there will be a summary of the article, the accuracy of it and the critique of the language used. This article goes into the diagnosis and rehabilitation of…

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    Lisa Genova’s Inside the O’Briens explores the impact of a genetic, neurological disease on a close-knit family. For this particular book, Genova selected to examine how Huntington’s disease can affect the relationships and lives of family members following a diagnosis. Joe O’Brien is the primary character targeted by this disease, but his family absorbs the shock via adjustments to symptoms and possible diagnosis later in life. Throughout this analysis, I will consider how Joe’s novel diagnosis…

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    The Definition Of Dementia

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    range because, like always, this condition is different for everyone (Snow). Another popular dementia is Lewy Bodies with Dementia. It is said that one out of ten people that have dementia have Lewy Bodies with Dementia (“About Dementia”). “Lewy Bodies are abnormal aggregation (or clumps) of the protein alpha synuclein. These neurons are what controls movement through the body, this is why many confuse this with part of the brain called the cortex”(“Types of Dementia”). Many confuse Lewy Bodies…

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    ailments such as alzheimer 's, dementia, parkinson 's disease, and huntington 's disease. These ailments are very effective and can not be undone, some are so severe it results in death. Concussions and Head Trauma may seem similar in a way, but the factors that come with them are not. Concussions can be fatal if not treated right, while head trauma has lasting factors but is not as dangerous. Sugar Ray Robinson was the perfect example of someone who suffered a lot of head trauma with a total of…

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    certain processes in my cells not work? How? How does this even happen, and why is it so hard to find out what will happen to me? I became engrossed in the network of neurons. I am now so fascinated with everything neuroscience, when I am unable to find something through a simple google search, I request my college library access to a a medical journal that has what I am looking for. This infatuation with neuroscience has lead me to pursue it as a degree. I want to learn all I can about this…

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    beginning stages of Alzheimer’s an individual will experience confusion and will easily forget things. In the later stages of this disease, an individual’s memory, speech and language are greatly impacted. Through each stage an individual’s memory, ability to make decisions, performing everyday tasks, language, and voluntary movements slowly degenerate. Eventually, the individual’s involuntary functions (heart rate, breathing) will degenerate and the individual will eventually die. In the HBO…

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    the wear and tear accumulated during the day during the period of slumber. However, when one does not get enough sleep, the body is unable to produce enough melatonin, a hormone with antioxidant properties which helps to prevent damage to cells. As a result, the cells become easily inflamed and this hinders our immune system from functioning properly. This disruption eventually promotes the growth of cancer cells over long periods of time. If you have trouble sleeping, you may be suffering…

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    have experienced is working with a 75-year-old woman with schizoaffective disorder with hoarding disorder. This patient had a severe hoarding disorder and was very interested in items such as interested in stacks of paper towel or cutlery but she began to hoard any items that she can find regardless of its worth or value to her. Her cognition test indicated impaired thought, insight, judgment, and thought formation. She also suffered from significant wandering and hoarding behavior, with…

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    family member and inbreeding with your own cousin. Inbreeding with close family members could cause a lot of symptoms that your child may have a lot of birth defects issue. They have been studying about inbreeding with close family relatives could be bad because one of your kids will be born with a type of deformities, they also could be diagnosed with neurodegenerative disease, and some of these children’s brain cells don't function right. If you inbreed with your close relatives, some of…

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