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Have The Experts Figured Out What Causes Alzhiemers In Younger People
Often genetic: Familial ad(fad) is often a result of presenilin genes that are passed on via our genetics. It is uncommon, but you will see large amount of family members affected by ad often before age 50. A times, there maybe a mutation responsible for the ad, that will not be passed on in the genes to other family members. T. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scientists believe: For most people, alzheimer's disease results from a combination of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect the brain over time. While the actual cause isn't clearly understood, the presence of beta-amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles are hallmarks of the disease and are presumed to be related to brain cell death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 continuing research at this time exact cause is not known but greatest risk factor is old age & some forms run in families. Sometimes other conditions such as depression or low sodium can mimic symptom or worsen QOL so a careful diagnosis is first step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few causes: Incontinence can be caused by a bladder infection, and over active bladder ( bladder spasms) or in an alzheimer's patient sometimes they just get distracted and confused and don't remember to use the bathroom. Follow up with a gynecologist, urogynecologist or urologist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on your values but i think that the most important thing is keeping contact with your family and friends, tell them that you loved them even if you cannot recognize them anymore. ...Read more
We are too!: No one knows what causes alzheimers disease. Age is the main variable: the older the person, the more likely. Family history ; heredity are factors too. However, all of these are out of our control. Looking at controllable factors, past brain injury and cardiovascular health seem to increase risk. See: http://www.Alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_causes_risk_factors.Asp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aging: The main risk factor is associated with age, but there is a relationship to high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol, and prior head trauma. There seems to be some genetic links is some cases, and these victims tend to be a bit younger. The evidence suggests that amyloid is processed improperly in the brain, and its deposition correlates with disability. ...Read more
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 factors, educational level, level of exercise habits, level of socialization, and perhaps an association with homocysteine elevation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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