Alzheimer’s - more common in people over 65years.
It is an irreversible process, affecting memory, thinking skills and ability to do simple tasks.
Causes - age, family history, genetics, head injury, accumulation of amyloid beta in the brain forming plaques
There is no one treatment for all, it depends on the disease progression.
With proper education to the patient and the caregiver, alzheimers can be managed in the right way.
There are four stages of alzheimer's disease progression, earlier diagnosis gives better treatment response.
Management/prevention involves -
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear in their mid-60s. It's the seventh leading cause of death in the world.