Alzheimer's Disease

Katherine McCall

Causes, Symtoms, & Treatment

An irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and the ability to carry out the simplest tasks



Causes:

No known cause, results from lifestyle & environmental factors

damages and kills brain cells


Symptoms:

Memory Loss

Confusion

Problems with thinking/reasoning

Relationships


Treatment:

Therapy

Medications

: Doesn't cure the disease but help with the symptoms