The Alzheimer's Disease

By: Nikita Dua

What is the Alzheimer's disease

The Alzheimer's disease: is a disease of the brain that causes people to slowly lose their memory and mental abilities as they grow old(there is also no known cure)

This newfound disease is very common

About 5% of all people who have the Alzheimer's disease develop it's symptoms before they reach the age of 65. So if 4 million Americans have Alzheimer's, at least 200,000 people have the early-onset form of the disease. Also the early onset Alzheimer's have been know to develop between the ages of 30 and 40.
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Hows was the Alzheimer's disease discovered?

The Alzheimer's disease; named after and discovered by Alois Alzheimer's. Was discovered in 1906 when he noticed changes in the brain tissue of a women who had died of an unusual mental illness . Her symptoms included memory loss, language problems, and unpredictable behavior.