Papers On Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer’s Disease Pre cal 1 Project Dec. 9, 2009 Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects the brain causing memory to be lost, also known as dementia. It gained its name from German physician, Alois Alzheimer, who was the first to diagnose the disease in 1906(Alzheimer's Association.) This is a disease which impairs the memory and other areas of the brain that have to deal with memory. Not only does it cause memory loss, it affects the ability to organize thoughts and reason, the ability to use correct language, and/or the ability to see the visual world accurately. Because of this, patients with the disease, in severe cases, may have a decline in their usual level of functioning (WebMD.) Every one in ten people over the age…show more content…
By exercising daily, eating a brain-healthy diet, stimulating you mind, sleeping regularly, staying relaxed, and protecting your brain, you could potentially take away your chances of acquiring Alzheimer’s disease (Blurtit.) Thing that we do in everyday life, that we can control, can trigger stimuli in the brain and eventually bring the disease to the surface. People who are obese, have chronic stress, diabetes, hypertension, which smoke, drink alcohol, or have heart disease have to make the decision to take care of their bodies correctly in order to diminish the possibility of being diagnosed with AD (Blurtit.) Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that has fatal outcomes. Many people who care for AD patients have to dedicate their lives to the care. People who have this disease can live their life as long as expected, but it usually is a burden on the family who is doing the care, and also on the patient. Bibliography "Alzheimer's Disease Center: Dementia Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments." WebMD - Better information. Better health. Web. 09 Dec. 2009. . “What Are Plagues And Tangles? - Blurtit." Ask Questions, Get Free Answers - Blurtit. Web. 10 Dec. 2009. . “What is Alzheimer’s?" Alzheimer's Association | Home. Web. 09 Dec. 2009. .
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