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Alzheimers

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Alzheimer's powerpoint

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  • 1. ALZHEIMERS BY: JUSTIN BURGOS & JULIO DELGADO
  • 2. WHAT IS ALZHEIMER'S? • Alzheimer's disease is a progressive form of prensenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia but starts in the 40s or 50s. • This form of dementia causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.
  • 3. HOW ALZHEIMER'S DEVELOPS The exact cause for Alzheimer’s is not yet known, however, there are several known risk factors. These include: • Age • Family History • Genes
  • 4. SYMPTOMS OF ALZHEIMER'S • Symptoms usually develop slowly and progressively worst over time, becoming severe in enough to interrupt daily routines and tasks. • The most common symptom of dementia is difficulty remembering newly learned information. • As Alzheimer's advances more severe symptoms develop such as disorientation, behavior and mood changes, deepening confusion about events, time and place, etc….
  • 5. TREATMENTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S • Alzheimer's has no current cure but there are treatments for symptoms are available and research continues. • Treatments they can temporarily slow the worsening of dementia symptoms and improve the quality of life for those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. • Doctors will determine what treatments you need based on your age, overall health, medical history, and extent of the disease.
  • 6. HOW TO PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S • You can reduce your chances of developing Alzheimer's by eating right, exercising, staying socially and mentally active, and keeping stress in check. • All these can help prevent the development of Alzheimer's but aren't 100% completely keeping you from getting it.
  • 7. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NORMAL BRAIN AND ONE AFFECTED BY ALZHEIMERS
  • 8. YOUTUBE VIDEO • video
  • 9. PODCAST • video
  • 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY • http://www.helpguide.org/elder/alzheimers_preven tion_slowing_down_treatment.htm • http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/26376 9.php • http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/pre venting-alzheimers-disease • http://www.alz.org/we_can_help_brain_health_mai ntain_your_brain.asp

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