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Alzaimers how to cope ?

Alzaimers how to cope
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Support and exercise: Support and care are very important. Study appeared showing that the alzheimer patient enrolled in regular physical exercise will have less deterioration. ...Read more

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Early onset alzhimers how young can you get it?

YOUNGER THAN U THINK: About 5 percent of alzheimer patients develop symptoms before age 65. Early-onset alzheimer's has been known to develop between ages 30 and 40, but that's very uncommon. It's more common to see someone in his or her 50s who has the disease. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I could maybe have altizmers, cause I can't ever remember where we parked when we go ta go places, or out ta eat. ?

I'm wondering if I could maybe have altizmers, cause I can't ever remember where we parked when we go ta go places, or out ta eat. 



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Probably not.: Write down where you park the car or take a picture with your phone. Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. http://www.alz.org/10-signs-symptoms-alzheimers-dementia.asp ...Read more

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What is alzeimer ?

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. ...Read more

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What causes alzeimer's?

Aging in part: We do not know the exact cause of alzheimer's but can correlate with aging, apoe genetics, head trauma, association with cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, high fats, elevated homocysteine. There is higher incidence in down's syndrome, and folks who have less cognitive or exercise fitness. ...Read more

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Can aging cause alzeimer's?

Can aging cause alzeimer's?

YES: The incidence of ad increases with age and may reach very high levels in old age (40% at 85? ). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of alzeimers?

What are the symptoms of alzeimers?

Many: Memory loss is often most noticeable.(amnesia) difficulty naming things(agnosia) or knowing what to do with something(apraxia) are also common. There may also be personality changes and difficulty with managing daily activities. Behavioral changes are also common and may include depression, apathy, agitation, irritability and at times psychotic features like paranoia to name a few. ...Read more

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Whats the cause of alzeimers in general?

Unknown: The best association is with aging, but a history of head injury, diabetes, high blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol can influence eventual dementia. Folks who do little exercise and/or intellectual tasks have increased risk also. Some dietary measures may be preventative, such as red wine, cold water fish, mediterranean diet, coffee. ...Read more

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How to tell if I am having alzeimers symptoms?

How to tell if I am having alzeimers symptoms?

Can be insidious: May be hard to know, as part of alzheimer's includes patients being unaware of problems. Difficulty balancing a checkbook, getting lost while driving, having trouble learning or remembering, and difficulty expressing words and speech may come early. If you have concerns, see a neuropsychologist and get evaluated, as often a depression seems like a dementia. ...Read more