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Alzheimer’s disease

  1. 1. Alzheimer’s disease and treatment Eman youssif Medical research institute2013
  2. 2. The content: *introduction *risk factors *story of Alzheimer’s disease *symptoms *treatment
  3. 3. Introduction-video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wv9jrk-gXc
  4. 4. Introduction Ronald Wilson Reagan Puskas Ferenc Claude shannon
  5. 5. World health education -news Worldwide, nearly 35.6 million people live with dementia. This number is expected to double by 2030 (65.7 million) and more than triple by 2050 (115.4 million). (58%) living with dementia in low- and middle-income countries. By 2050, this is likely to rise to more than 70%.
  6. 6. World Alzheimer’s month
  7. 7. Alzheimer’s disease story
  8. 8. structure Hippocampus: where short-term memories are converted to long- term memories
  9. 9. Risk factors 1-genetic factor 2- environmental factor 3- age
  10. 10. 4-life style medication smoking Sleep deprivation Depression and stress Nutritional deficiency
  11. 11. Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease-stage 1 Lose things like papers or keys depression Getting lost and change in personality
  12. 12. Stage 2 moderate Forget recent events and their personal history Reading and writing are more difficult Hearing problems
  13. 13. Stage3(severe) Lose the ability To feed themselves sleep Damage the brain
  14. 14. Treatment for stage 1 Stay calm and be understanding. Be patient and flexible. Don’t argue or try to convince. Acknowledge requests and respond to them
  15. 15. Treatment for stage 1 Music therapy
  16. 16. change the mood treatment the first stage of Alzheimer
  17. 17. Treatment by meditation
  18. 18. Treatment for stage 2 Color therapy
  19. 19. What about green color?
  20. 20. drugs Donepezil ,rivastigmine and galantamine Increase communication between the nerve cells Temporarily improve or stabilize the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease
  21. 21. Finally advise to you
  22. 22. Advise to you
  23. 23. references Books: 1-Strategies for creating better care environment Bib Alex 2-the encyclopedia of ALZ.. Disease –bib Alex 3-designing for Alzheimer’s disease-bib Alex web site: http://www.who.int/medicines/areas/priority_medicines/BP6_11Alzheimer.pdf http://www.alz.org/aaic/overview.asp?gclid=CLyHlciwir0CFeFZ2wodAxUASA http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=147 http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/basics/causes/con-20023871 http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/alzheimers-disease-genetics-fact-sheet http://www.nature.com/nrn/posters/ad/index.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10653281 http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0013812 http://med.stanford.edu/news_releases/2007/july/music.html http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/Preventing_memory_loss.htm Lectures:: Neurology lec. By prof .dr .Mohamed B. Abou – Donia –December 2013 Apoptosis course –medical research institute Photo reference: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5286/5247137377_bb8a214e5f.jpg

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