Alzheimer

Alzheimer Description


Dementia



According to WHO, Dementia is a syndrome – usually of a chronic or progressive nature – in which there is deterioration in cognitive function (i.e. the ability to process thought) beyond what might be expected from normal ageing. It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.

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Alzheimer Description


Alzheimer Prevention


Risk factors and prevention

According to WHO, Research identifying modifiable risk factors of dementia is scarce. Prevention focuses on targets suggested by available evidence, which include countering risk factors for vascular disease, such as diabetes, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, smoking and physical inactivity.


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Treatment and care

According to WHO, There is no treatment currently available to cure dementia or to alter its progressive course. Numerous new treatments are being investigated in various stages of clinical trials.

Much can be, however, offered to support and improve the lives of people with dementia and their caregivers and families. The principal goals for dementia care are:





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