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Why Do Alzheimers Drugs Keep Failing
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Why Do Alzheimer’s Drugs Keep Failing?

The main reason why Alzheimer’s drugs keep failing is because the brain is a relatively inaccessible and harder to test and deliver compounds. Since Alzheimer’s affects the brain, it is quite difficult for researchers and scientists to access the brain…
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What to Do When Alzheimers Turns Violent
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Turns Violent

Alzheimer’s is a disease that can turn violent causing even the meekest individuals to become aggressive and violent. Alzheimer’s can turn violent suddenly with no reason or due to a frustrating situation. Coping with patients when Alzheimer’s has turned violent…
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Reducing the Chance of Alzheimer's
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Is Alzheimer’s Preventable?

Is Alzheimer's Preventable? The main risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease is old age and a genetic predisposition. And, while there is nothing we can do to alter the two, there are certain lifestyle changes we can make that will reduce…
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what is episodic memory
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Which Memory Goes First in Alzheimer’s?

Which Memory Goes First In Alzheimer’s? The first memory affected by Alzheimer’s is the episodic memory. The human brain is an elaborate communication system containing an estimated 100 billion neurons. This system is responsible for vital body functions like thinking,…
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Alzheimer's Patients Living at Home
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Can Alzheimer’s Patients Live At Home?

Can Alzheimer's Patients Live At Home? Living at home is possible for an Alzheimer's patient because Alzheimer’s disease tends to progress slowly during the early to mid-stages of the disease - it can also be more beneficial for them to…
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understanding parkinsons disease
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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease is a progressive brain disorder caused by the gradual death of dopamine-producing neurons in the substantia nigra region of the brain, which helps control movement. When nerve cells die in this part of the brain, the major brain…
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Calming a Dementia Patient
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What to Do When A Person WIth Alzheimer’s Become Violent

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It is an entirely different story to have a person become violent because of a disease. You cannot blame the patient because it is really not their fault. This is the effect that Alzheimer’s has on its patients. Alzheimer's is…
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What Caregivers Do for Elderly
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What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

We all know that it is normal for people to become a bit forgetful as they get older. However, in some cases and at some point in some people’s lives, there is a disease related to this “senior moment” -…
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what is Alzheimers disease
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What Are The 7 Stages Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Since it is a progressive disease, Alzheimer’s develops slowly, and the symptoms are worsening gradually.  It passes through seven different stages, outlined below. Stage 1: No Impairment - This is the stage prior to diagnosis in which an individual has…
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what is Alzheimers disease
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Will Alzheimer’s Skip a Generation?

Unfortunately, if a person inherits the gene mutations, oftentimes, they eventually develop the condition. Having family members with the condition do not necessarily mean that another member will develop the condition. Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative condition. This is especially true…
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