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This paper looks at Alzheimer’s which is a disease characterized by loss of intellectual and social abilities which can result to a steady decline in the mental and memory abilities of an individual especially at old age. It looks at risks factors associated with it, its diagnosis and tests, treatment and the prevention measures against it.
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RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE 2
COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (MILD) 2
DIAGNOSIS OF ALZHEIMER\'S DISEASE 3
TESTS AND DIAGNOSIS OF ALZHEIMER\'S DISEASE 4
TREATMENT AND DRUGS OF ALZHEIMER\'S DISEASE 4
Preview of the essay: Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by loss of intellectual and social abilities which can result to a steady decline in the mental and memory abilities of an individual especially at old age (Gaines & Whitehouse, 2006). At old age, a healthy brain tissue degenerates, a condition referred to as dementia and thus it is not a part a normal aging process. It is estimated that about 5% of people above the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease with about 50% of people aged above 80 years have the disease ...
... with those for Alzheimer’s disease (Roberson & Mucke, 2006). The main players have been documented to be blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels. One is thus expected to be active physically, socially and mentally so as to check and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
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