More than 4 millions of personne. Unfortunately, it also attacks a lot of loved one. And these loved ones are our parents, husband, wifes,
Brother or sisters. And we have to take care of them. But how can we deal with a personne who cannot
remember our name even though he raised us? Before I answer that question, I will talk about how AD
Alzeheimer is characterized by amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. The nerofibryllary tangles are fibers twisted in the neurons,
and by so, killing them. Usually AD is contracted by genetics factors
finded on some chromosomes. But it may been caused by injuries,
strokes, exposure to toxic substances, ethnicity, and bacterial infe-
ction. The plaques, formed in the brain areas affetcts the memory of
the patient. They are loated outside and around neurons as dense de-
posits of an amyloid protein. According to researchers, amloid is a cause of Alzheimer.
Even thougt there is no cure for AD, it exist a number of treat-
Ment. If you suspect a patient of AD, ask him an attention question, like, "why people who lives in glasses houses shouldn't
If he fails to answer, he might have Alzheimer disease and should be referred
to a treatment.. There is 3 stages in AD. Mild: the patient might have trouble finding his words r forget familiar names. Moderate: he will be disoriented
, paranoid and/or disoriented
. He will also become urine-incontinent. And finally late: he will be innable to speak intelligibly, swallowing problems, and have some fecal incontinence.
Now, lets return to our initial question, how to deal with personne
Suffering from AD. People suffering from Alzheimer needs a lot of support. They frequentely loose appetites because they forget to eat
The food doesn't
look appetazing. We should always give to patient suffering from AD finger food and surve theme one bye one. We should also... [continues]
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