Alzheimer 's Is A Disease

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Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is a disease which causes people to have trouble focusing, doing normal day activities, feeling confused, having mood swings, being lost, they occasionally have physical problems, and trouble communicating (Understanding Alzheimer 's Disease: the Basics, 2015). With this disease, it is extremely tough on the person with the disease, but also for the people around them as well. For an example, when the diseased person is having a tough time remembering things that day, the person who is taking care of them has to find a way to help them come back to it. However, causes of Alzheimer’s could be a combination of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that may have disturbed the brain over time. Two types of defects that are considered trademarks of Alzheimer’s is plaques and tangles (MayoClinic, 2014). The protein bonds called beta-amyloid plaques eventually build up in the brain. The nerve cells become tangled which is called neurofibrillary tangles. Throughout the years of this disease being active scientists to this day are not certain on for this is possible (Understanding Alzheimer 's Disease: the Basics, 2015). The brain is a special organ in the body and without it no one would be alive. This organ is delicate for an example, by hitting one’s head on something could cause harm to it. The brain is supposed to be the longest living organ unless damaged, this organ is what creates the human body function. Alzheimer’s disease has risk factors similar any other kind of disease. Ageing has a large affected with this disease, the older that a person becomes, the more likely that person will acquire Alzheimer’s. People in the thirties with the chance of developing Alzheimer’s usually starts to contr... ... middle of paper ... ...have high-calorie, healthy shakes, smoothies, water, and juice. Try to avoid beverages with caffeine, with will increase aggravation, and mess with the sleep patterns (MayoClinic, 2014). Alzheimer disease is a stress disease to have, and it is progressing in more people each day. This disease consists of not being able to focus, functioning in everyday activities, and never truly knowing what is happening around them (Understanding Alzheimer 's Disease: the Basics, 2015). Alzheimer’s is not only a huge part in someone’s life who has the disease, but consider the people around them. However, there is something known as loosened, this is when the brain is able to wake up theoretically speaking and now what is happening around them but it does not last forever. When the patient has loosened, it is a wonderful time not only for the patient, but also for the family too.
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