Posts Tagged ‘how alzheimer’s disease manifests?’
Alzheimer’s disease, the main type of dementia which is discussed primarily in this article, most often affects people over 65 years. Basically it is a serious disorder, progressive in nature, the functioning of the brain with impaired memory, thought process, speech and behavior. Its causes are not well known yet, although we know that there are significant chemical and structural changes in the brains of people who have it. These changes affecting the ability to process, store and retrieve information.
The clinical manifestations of the disease are highly variable and change as the condition progresses. At first common mood swings and personality. Later, there is a disturbance of recent memory, and trouble finding the words you want. These changes may be subtle and unconsciously adapted the family can contribute to this deterioration in delayed recognition. Finally, affect other functional capabilities and problems arise, for example, driving a car, carry their own financial accounts, hygiene and meals, etc.. Read the rest of this entry »