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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Unknown: In spite of a great deal of research and many theories, the definite cause still eludes us.
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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Many causes: Try Alzheimer's.org - they have nice details. Abnormal levels of a bad protein called AB42 in oligomer form along with hyperphosphoryated tau. TDP-4 ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
37 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Unknown at present: Alzheimer's disease is one type of dementia, conditions marked by of decline in cognitive status & because of problems functioning.In spite of c ... Read More
Dr. Steven Ferguson
35 years experience General Practice
Multifactorial: There are many things we cite as risk factors for Alzheimer's disease. Lack of exercise, lack of reading, hypertension, diabetes, poor diet, the list ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
62 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Nobody knows: In most cases, it is not clear what are the causes of alzheimer's disease. In some cases, the cause is an abnormal gene but that is true in only about ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See below: The true cause of alzheimer's is unknown, but the disease correlates with aging, prior head trauma, certain genetics on occasion, cardiovascular risk ... Read More
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Multiple factors: Scientists believe that for most people, Alzheimer's is caused by a combination of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect the brain ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
62 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Nobody knows: In most cases, it is not clear what are the causes of alzheimer's disease. In some cases, the cause is an abnormal gene but that is true in only about ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
62 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Nobody knows: In most cases, it is not clear what are the causes of alzheimer's disease. In some cases, the cause is an abnormal gene but that is true in only about ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Evidence conflicts: There have been numerous studies on this topic and the jury is still out. If it does, it accumulates very slowly over many decades before having an ef ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
32 years experience Psychiatry
Head injury/Alzheime: Head injuries can: a) disrupt the blood brain barrier b) cause physical damage to neurons, leading to generation of excess oxidative stress, which t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
38 years experience Geriatrics
Head trauma : Head injuries may cause permenant confusion and disorientation but do not cause alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is a progressive neurologic disease o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Problems with memory: thinking, finding words, judgment, getting lost, handling money/paying bills, repeating questions, completing daily tasks, losing/misplacing things, m ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
May, may not: Studies are being done continuously regarding dementing illnesses. Generally, high cholesterol levels will insidiously cause arteries to clog, even t ... Read More

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