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Alzheimer’s Disease and its Impact to Society

Alzheimer’s disease is an incurable neurodegenerative disease that causes memory loss, confusion and difficulty communicating. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with an estimated 5.1 million Americans suffering from this condition. In truth, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but there are treatments that can slow the progression of the disease. These range from wearing a shock-absorbent vest to daily exercise to the use of medications to treat the symptoms and prevent the progression of the disease.

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Alzheimer’s disease, also known as “Alzheimer’s disease” (A.D.), is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes memory loss, impaired thinking, and judgment and eventually leads to the patient’s death, usually within six to twelve years after being diagnosed. Since Alzheimer’s disease (A.D.) is a slowly progressive disease, most people have no idea or feel no symptoms until after thirty years of age.

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative brain disorder that occurs when large numbers of brain cells die. In its early stages, it is difficult to diagnose, and it often takes years before a person develops symptoms. As the brain loses neurons, it loses its ability to communicate with other parts of the body. Symptoms … Continue

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