Category «Alzheimer»

Memory Lost…and Found! Alzheimer's It Wasn't

Experts believe there may be as many as 750,000 patients in the U.S. affected by adult hydrocephalus, a syndrome that mimics dementia, but can be cured by a basic procedure. Not all memory loss is permanent. If you have an elderly family member experiencing decreased mobility and dementia, it could be from adult hydrocephalus, an …

Alzheimer’s in the Family: A Novel Approach

We Are Not Ourselves author Matthew Thomas discusses his fictional and real-life experience with the disease. Corbis Though many think of Alzheimer’s as an old person’s illness, nearly five percent with the condition are under 65. Ed had lost faith in the physical properties of things. On the way up the stairs that night, he …

5 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Healthy habits that are good for you now have been shown to help prevent Alzheimer’s later Even though no drug therapy or treatment regimen has yet been found that will definitively prevent Alzheimer’s disease, lifestyle choices can make a big difference in your risk of developing the condition down the line. Researchers are now discovering, …

5 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Healthy habits that are good for you now have been shown to help prevent Alzheimer’s later Even though no drug therapy or treatment regimen has yet been found that will definitively prevent Alzheimer’s disease, lifestyle choices can make a big difference in your risk of developing the condition down the line. Researchers are now discovering, …

Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Learn about Alzheimer’s medications and daily care as well as treatment options for related behavorial and psychiatric symptoms. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, but current therapies can help slow the progressive loss of brain cells, control symptoms, and postpone or prevent nursing home care. Alzheimer’s Treatments: Primary Medications Some of the …

10 EARLY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ALZHEIMER’S YOU SHOULD KNOW

10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s: Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking for the same information over and over; increasingly needing to rely on memory aids (e.g., reminder notes or electronic devices) or …

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