What causes Alzheimer
Which chromosomes are effected by Alzheimer
- Having less energy and drive to do things
- Less interest in work and social activities and spending more time just sitting, watching TV, or sleeping
- Loss of recent memories, like forgetting conversations and events that just happened
- Language problems, like trouble putting their thoughts into words or understanding others
- Mild coordination problems, such as trouble writing or using familiar objects.
- A hard time with everyday tasks, such as following a recipe or balancing a checkbook
- Mood swings that involve depression or a lack of interest
- Trouble with driving, like getting lost on familiar route
- Rambling speech
- Trouble coming up with the right words and using the wrong ones
- A hard time planning or solving problems
- Confusion about time or place. He may get lost in places he’s been before. Once he’s there, he may not know how or why he got to that place.
- Not dressing for the weather
- Getting angry or upset easily, sometimes lashing out at family or caregivers
- Trouble sleeping
- Delusions, such as thinking a caregiver is trying to hurt him
- Can’t express themselves, remember, or process information
- Problems with swallowing and control of their bladder and bowels
- Weight loss, seizures, skin infections, and other illnesses
- Extreme mood swings
- Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that aren’t really there, called hallucinations
- Can’t move easily on their own
Who are candidates for Alzhimers
What kind of medical assistance will the affected child need?
Will further assistance be needed, as the child grows older?
What is the long-term outlook for the child?
what treatment options are there
1. donepezilAriceptAll stages1996
2. galantamineRazadyneMild to moderate2001
3. memantineNamendaModerate to severe2003
4. rivastigmineExelonAll stages2000
5. donepezil and memantineNamzaricModerate to severe2014