Alzheimer alvaro molina y alejandro liebana

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Alzheimer alvaro molina y alejandro liebana

  1. 1. ALZHÉIMER By: Álvaro Molina Rodríguez & Alejandro Liébana Ortega
  2. 2. WHAT DOES ALZHÉIMER IS ?It’s a neurodegenerative disease.It’s characterized by aprogressive loss of memory andother mental abilities, as neuronsdie and different areas of thebrain atrophy.It’s incurable and terminal.It usually takes about ten yearsafter diagnosis.It appears frequently in peopleover 65 years.
  3. 3. CONSECUENCESMental confusion.Irritability and agression.Mood changes.Loss os long-term memory.Predisposition to be isolated.
  4. 4. YOU ALSO SHOULD KNOW …The general average is 7 years.Less than 3% of patients live more than14 year after diagnosis.In 1901 the German psychiatrist AloisAlzheimer identified the firstAlzheimer’s disease in a fifty years’woman.The researcher followed up his patientuntil her death in 1906 when he reportedthe case publicly.
  5. 5. International Alzheimer’s Day It´s celebrated on September 21, a date chosen by the WHO (World Health Organization) and the International Federation of Alzheimer.
  6. 6. BIBLIOGRAPHYhttp://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enfermedad_de_Alzhttp://www.elmundo.es/elmundosalud/especiales/http://www.infodoctor.org/infodoc/alzheimer/ce
  7. 7. THEENDThanks ! :)

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