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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Causes and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's ailment is caused by parts of the brain shrinking (atrophy), which influences the shape and characteristic of precise brain areas.
It's now not known exactly what cause Alzheimer's disease. But, within the brains of people with alzheimer's disease, scientists have located amyloid plaques (ordinary deposits of protein), neurofibrillary tangles (containing tau) and imbalances in a chemical referred to as acetylcholine.
It is also commonplace to have a diploma of vascular harm within the brain.
Those reduce the effectiveness of healthful neurons (nerve cells that convey messages to and from the mind), regularly destroying them.
Over the years, this damage spreads to numerous regions of the brain. The primary areas affected are answerable for memories.
  Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of loss of mental ability joined with step by step death of brain cell.

Other cause are;

  • Age
  • Head injury
  • Down's syndrome
  • Family history
  • Cardiovascular diseases; this can be caused by,

1. smoking
2. High blood pressure
3. Diabetes
4. Obesity
5. High cholesterol

   Memory loss- memory loss becomes persistent and worsen.
   Thinking and reasoning- They find it difficult to concentrate and think.
   Decision and judgement making- They face the same problem everyday.
   Planning and performing normal regular tasks- They easily and often forget how to perform regular tasks.

Other sighs are;

  • Melancholy
  • Apathy
  • Social withdrawal
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability and aggressiveness
  • Modifications in snoozing behavior
  • Wandering
  • Loss of inhibitions
  • Delusions, together with believing something has been stolen

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