What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

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  • Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that causes progressive brain damage, resulting in loss of cells and function. The disorder causes a loss of memory and ability to speak, think, and do daily activities.
  • Alzheimer’s typically presents in adults over the age of 65. If the disease occurs earlier, it is known as early-onset Alzheimer’s.

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  • Dementia is the umbrella term for a person’s decline in memory and other cognitive abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s Disease, a degenerative brain disease, is the most common cause of dementia.

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  • Memory loss
  • Poor judgment leading to bad decisions
  • Loss of spontaneity and sense of initiative
  • Taking longer to complete normal daily task
  • Repeating questions
  • Trouble handling money and paying bills
  • Wandering and getting lost
  • Losing things or misplacing them in odd places
  • Mood and personality changes
  • Increased anxiety and/or aggression

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  • Alzheimer’s Disease is caused by changes in the brain, including a loss of neurotransmitters that typically serve as chemical messengers allowing nerve cells to properly communicate. As brain cells die, the brain shrinks. Over time, this brain damage causes the cognitive symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s.

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  • Alzheimer’s is typically diagnosed through ruling out other diseases. A variety of tests are used to do this, and it is typically helpful to have a family member or someone you trust to help provide information. Tests include physical exams, functional and mental health assessments, lab tests to rule out other causes of symptoms, and brain imaging tests.

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  • Many people continue to live along during early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but it is important to take safety precautions. Alzheimer’s may limit ability for basic personal care, increase risk of falls, and cause people to wander away and get lost due to increased confusion. If you do choose to live alone, ensure you have a trusted family member or friend call or visit daily.

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  • While there is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s, research continues to unlock new methods to maintain quality of life. Doctors, family, and the loved ones typically work together to create a care plan, which can include medication, regular doctor’s visits, treating non-Alzheimer’s health conditions, and management options (such as senior centers or caregivers). Disappointingly, the five FDA-approved drugs currently available to treat the disease address only it’s symptoms with limited effectiveness. Many non-medication alternatives, including supplements and controlling foods can be beneficial if they are part of a comprehensive program.

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