Alzheimer's disease

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  • What is Alzheimer's Disease?
  • Alzheimer's Disease Treatment




  • What Alzheimer's disease?

    The disease is complex disorders in the brain,
    leading to progressive death of nerve cells. Without
    treating disease progresses steadily and results in the destruction of all
    mental functions.

    Alzheimer's disease
    It develops gradually, little by little. The first manifestation of the disease
    are impaired memory and attention. The new information to digest all
    worse. A person becomes forgetful, distracted, current events in his
    replaced by remembering experiences revivalAlzheimer's diseaseREPRESENTATIONS of the past.
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    Typically, in the early stages of the disease suffer orientation in
    time. It violated the idea of ​​a temporal sequence
    events. In other cases, the disease starts with the character changes
    an elderly person. He became rude, selfish, apathetic,
    previously erased inherent personality traits. Finally, the first
    manifestations of Alzheimer's disease may be delusions or hallucinations, and
    and prolonged depression.

    On
    the early stage of Alzheimer's disease, patients rarely get to see a doctor,
    especially if there are no mental disorders. Usually,
    relatives of the patient is considered impaired memory and change
    nature as a manifestation of the natural aging.

    Meanwhile, treatment,
    started at an early stage of Alzheimer's disease, the most effective. AT
    Methods currently exist and neuropsychological
    instrumental examination, allowing a correct
    diagnosis of the early stages Alzheimer's disease.

    at
    further progression of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease dementia
    It becomes apparent. Violated orientation in time, space,
    environment. Patients do not know the date, month and year are
    lost in a familiar place, do not always know where they are, not
    recognize friends and loved ones. Gradually impaired orientation and
    self. Patients can not tell her age, forget
    key facts of life. Often there is a "shift in the past," they
    They consider themselves to be children or young people who say they have long
    dead parents alive.
    Violated the usual skills: patients lose
    ability to use household appliances, can not be independently
    dress, wash. Conscious actions are replaced by stereotyped
    wandering and pointless collecting things. In advanced stages
    Alzheimer's patients lose the ability to be fully
    without assistance, speech and motor activity
    limited meaningless screams and stereotyped movements
    within the bed.



    Alzheimer's Disease Treatment


    AT
    drugs are being developed which efficiency in treatment
    Alzheimer's disease is confirmed by clinical trials.

    Using
    these drugs can greatly delay the
    disease progression, prolong the life of patients, partly
    compensate already disturbed mental functions, improve processes
    thinking and social functioning of patients and facilitate care
    them. Treatment efficacy increases significantly when assigning
    products at the stage of initial or moderate dementia (dementia).


    It is also important that the therapy should keep under constant medical supervision
    a regular evaluation of the effectiveness and tolerability.

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