Noncommunicable Disease

Alzheimer's

What is Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's is a disease that causes a middle or old aged man or women to lose their memory along with some of their mental functions and everyday tasks.
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How do you get Alzheimer's?

You can get Alzheimer's from genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. It develops because of a complex series of events that take place in the brain over a long period of time.
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What are the treatments for Alzheimer's disease?

As of right now there are no treatments or cures for Alzheimer's but there are medicines that can help treat symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
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Who is most affected by Alzheimer's?

Usually people that are 65 or older will get Alzheimer's and rarely will someone younger get it. Alzheimer's is more common among women than men but this does not mean men won't or can't get it.
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How do we prevent Alzheimer's?

There is no way to prevent or delay Alzheimer's right now.
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My thoughts on Alzheimer's

I have learned from researching my topic that Alzheimer's is a disease that starts in the brain and more specifically the frontal lobe and the temporal lobe. Alzheimers is a disease that over time can kill the person affected by it and make them lose their memory.
What is Alzheimer's disease?