A 44-year-old member asked:
What causes alzeimer's?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
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Geriatric Psychiatry 62 years experience
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 5% of people with alzheimer's disease.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
What is alzeimer
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Dementia: Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that causes short term memories from being stored. One of the classic features of this disease is the recall of distant memories but little to no recall of recent events.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Can aging cause alzeimer's?
3 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Neurology 58 years experience
YES: The incidence of ad increases with age and may reach very high levels in old age (40% at 85? ).
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 5, 2016
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