All you need to know about Alzheimer's disease

It is important to deal with Alzheimer's at an early stage. Treat dementia and weak memory to prevent Alzheimer's. Get started with medications and counseling at the earliest.

The complaint of Alzheimer's disease is usually seen in older people. The person suffering from this disease gradually loses his thinking power. The affected patient gets very angry which becomes very difficult to control. Often people ignore the symptoms of Alzheimer's, but with the passage of time, this disease starts turning into insanity.

What is Alzheimer's?

Very few people know about Alzheimer's disease (Alzheimer's disease definition). It is a disease that destroys the memory of the victim. Alzheimer's disease is a condition of the brain not working properly. In the early days, a person suffering from Alzheimer's has a lot of difficulty in remembering things, he tries to remember things but that thing stops reaching the brain. Also, when this disease takes a serious form, then gradually the person forgets the special people in his life as well.

Causes of Alzheimer's disease

Aging is the biggest cause of Alzheimer's disease, but apart from this there are some factors that lead to Alzheimer's disease such as-

Heredity

According to research, Alzheimer's disease is mostly due to genetic reasons. If someone in your home or family has or had Alzheimer's, then you too can get this disease very easily. About one-quarter of Alzheimer's cases are due to heredity.

Aging

It is common to develop Alzheimer's due to increasing age. Most of the people over the age of 65 fall prey to this disease. Apart from this, there are 5 percent of people who become victims of Alzheimer's disease even at the age of 65 years. But Alzheimer's occurring at a young age is considered more dangerous.

Brain Injury

Alzheimer's disease is also often caused by a chronic injury to the brain. It is common to develop Alzheimer's if you had a severe head injury as a child or at any time, or if you fainted because of the injury. According to a report, these problems are more for those people who become victims of road accidents.

Symptoms of Alzheimer's

A person suffering from Alzheimer's disease has irritability and gradually starts forgetting small things of everyday life. Apart from this, you can also recognize Alzheimer's disease by the following symptoms given below.

People with Alzheimer's disease find it difficult to understand simple things. If you are intelligent and such problems are bothering you, then these are the symptoms of Alzheimer's.

The person suffering from this disease often tries to isolate himself. Along with this, he also starts having trouble in writing and speaking. Fear of seeing anything, event, or accident and fear in the heart are also some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's. A person suffering from Alzheimer's also has trouble seeing pictures, he does not recognize them even after seeing the image of normal things. The patient suffering from this disease becomes irritable and gradually starts forgetting even his closest people.

Alzheimer's disease treatment

There is no simple cure for Alzheimer's disease yet. Doctors also believe that this disease lasts for life. The disease is diagnosed and treated by examining neurological functions and by brain scan, ECG, MRI, CT scan and surgery etc.

Apart from this, you can also get him out of this serious disease by taking care of the patient, keeping him happy and helping him to think.

(Disclaimer: The content on this site is for informational purposes only, and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other health professionals for any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.)

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Dr. Rati Parwani

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