A memory loss disorder
What is Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's is a dementia, a type of memory disorder that can cause problems with their memory even with their think process and behavior. It is also called a "not able brain" disorder that can slowly wipe their memory and thinking skills away. All of these are cause by their brain cells.
How many people have Alzheimer's
Estimate vary,but more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's. But Alzheimer's usually happens to patients at the age of 65 or older and only 5% of the people have during their 40's or 50's.
What causes Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's is caused by brain cell death so it will happen overtime. So it involves a brain cell failure that the cells fail but it's not clear. But it is unlikely there will be a single cause of the disease.
How is Alzheimer's inherited
Usually all the genetic disorder are inherited from family lines and that's how Alzheimer's is inherited. Those who have family members with Alzheimer's are likely to get it. And Alzheimer's is not contagious it is only genetically from your family blood line.
How is Alzheimer's diagnosed
Alzheimer's can be diagnosed but only after death. It can even be diagnosed through a complete medical assessment where docters do tests to access memory and other thinking skills.
What are Alzheimer's symptoms
We all know that the main symptoms of Alzheimer's is memory lost. But did you know tha there would be a change of their ability to develop and follow a plan or work with numbers but it may be hard for them to do simple task.
How is Alzheimer's treated
There are some drugs and non- drugs treatment can help with congnitive and behavioral symptoms.Alzheimer's is treated by a medicine called Medafine for moderate to severe and they are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug. There is even a drug that can boost cell levels called Cholinesterase.
Interesting Facts about Alzheimer's
Do you know that every 68 seconds someone can be diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a common from of dementia. Nearly half of adults aged 85 and over have the disease.