What is the Alzheimer Disease?

The Alzehimer Disease is the damage of the brain, it causes memory loss on speak, think, and carry on daily activities.

Alzheimer gets worst by time these disease may cause people to lose the ability to do things early on, others may have the ability to do fairly well later on from the disease. Alzheimer may occur mostly from 60s and later on.

What causes Alzheimer Disease?

Alzheimer Disease happens because of changes of the brain, thses includes a lower level of chemical messangers called neurotransmitters which help the brain cells work properly. Alzheimer probabilities increases when you're older by age 85 and older 35/100 have dementia, dementia is rare before age 60.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of Alzheimer may include:

    * Have trouble making decisions.

    * Be confused about what time and day it is.

    * Get lost in places he or she knows well.

    * Have trouble learning and remembering new information.

    * Have trouble finding the right words to say what he or she wants to say.

    * Have more trouble doing daily tasks like cooking a meal or paying bills.

*Not doing things in the appropriate times

How is Alzheimer's disease diagnosed?

To check out these disease you would have ask your doctor about your past health and do a phsycal exam, the exam usually includes blood tests to look for another cause of your problems. You may have tests such as CT and MRI scans, which look at your brain.

How to treat Alzheimer?

Alzheimer cannot be cured but there are some presciptions for it such as:

    * Medicines to help with memory and thinking problems, such as donepezil (Aricept).

    * Medicines to help with help with moderate to severe confusion and memory loss, such as memantine (Namenda).

How can you help your loved one with Alzheimer's disease?

There are many ways to help out your loved one with Alzheimer's work with your loved one to make decisions for their future you can start by writing a living well and a durable power of attorney. These helps by getting your loved one the help to get treated as they would like to.

You would also like to take them to a nursing home where they would get attended 24/7 or be you can be by their side whenever they need it so they can feel much more comfortable. There are many organizations to help people with these diease.

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