Alzheimer disease


Specialty of Neurology

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain disorder that will severely affect certain mental functions of the patient and interferes with their daily lives. It is common in the elderly dementia caused by degeneration of the connections between brain cells and consequent changes in cognitive function. The initial symptoms are difficulty remembering recent things or names of people who can go slowly getting worse, becoming unable to recognize close family members already present reasoning problems, difficulty speaking or reading and writing, among other symptoms . Therefore, it is necessary for patients with Alzheimer's are properly cared for in an environment where they can take charge of their care and treatment administration, which normally is aimed at controlling symptoms.

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