Learn about Alzheimers here! BY: Danny Diez
What is Alzheimers?
Alzheimer is a mental disorder to where the brain starts to degenerate in middle to old age. Also, it is the most common cause of premature senility.
Alzhiemers effect on the brain
- In the pre-stages of Alzheimer's basically shows that the patience is symptom free, but have toxic changes happening in the brain. Abnormal deposits of proteins form amyloid plaques and tau tangles throughout the brain.
- The cerebrum, cerebellum, and brain stem are three parts used in the brain.
- The plaques and Tangles are not necessarily failing but they cause the brain cells to die.
Important reaserch and experiments done.
In this experiment they had two groups of people with Alzheimer's and looked at what would be the effect if they took "Ginkgo". They studied the patients over a 52 week period. In this experiment they proved that Ginkgo was a safe pill to take to treat symptoms of the disease. On the chart it shows the symptoms over the weeks and between a placebo and Ginkgo.
More about Alzhiemers!
If you are intrigued and would like to know more about the disease then click the link below. It is very good going over a lot of information with complex ways but also has a very basic way of describing it.