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Posted by: Prime Medic Inc. on November 01, 2021
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. It is a progressive disease, which means it gets worse over time. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia among people aged 65 and older. Rarely, people younger than 65 can have Alzheimer's. About 5.8 million people in the United States have Alzheimer's disease.
Posted by: Prime Medic Inc. on October 01, 2021
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Alzheimer's disease currently cannot be cured. Medications may help reduce symptoms and slow memory loss. Treatments that don't use medication may also help.
Posted by: Prime Medic Inc. on September 01, 2021
Alzheimer's disease causes progressive or ongoing changes in a person’s ability to think and remember different things about their life. What do we mean by the ability to think? The brain’s functions, called cognitive functions, include a range of things or categories: it includes memory, language or speaking skills, speed of thought or how fast one memory can go to the other, and higher order thinking or executive function.
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