Saturday, May 2, 2009

Questions about the Alzheimer's Disease

What's Alzheimer's Disease?

First to determine the existence of dementia need to be confirmed with a test neuropsychologi. Symptoms include disturbances of mind and cognitive resources.

Whether the early symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease's?

Early symptoms of Alzheimer's is easy to forget things often do, and new things, especially the disorientation of time and difficulties in cognitive functions such as complex mathematics or the activities of the organization.

Are the symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease's?

Alzheimer's have a history of amnesia is progressive until the day-to-day activities, people and place disorientation (such as age), and also time. And have problems in self care (eg, forget to change clothes). Changes in behavior such as depression, paranoia, or aggressive.

Whether genetic factors can cause Alzheimer's?

Not clear. People who have a family history have a risk of Alzheimer's occur and Alzheimer's risk is increasing if both parents suffered from Alzheimer's

Whether risk factors for the occurrence of Alzheimer's?

A serious head trauma, postmenopause, defisiensi estrogen, family history with the genotype ApoE-positive, increased serum homosistein, knowledge of low growth, especially in the beginning.

Factors which can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's?

Estrogen Replacement Therapy in the early menopause, anti-inflamatory drug (including the nonsteroid agent), Antioxidant, and statin use.

People who are diagnosed Alzheimer's is:

  • Ronald Reagan (U.S. President)
  • Charlton Heston (Actor)
  • Rita Hayworth (Actress)
  • Immanuel Kant (Filosopi)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson (Author)
  • Maurice Ravel (Composer)
  • John James Audubon (painter)

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