Seeking The Alzheimer Diagnosis And Designing A Treatment Plan

Many individuals are seeking answers to why they or someone they love are experiencing loss of memory, difficulty speaking, writing or reading and also getting to know why they no longer recognize once familiar faces or places. The answers come in the form of a diagnosis and the relief in the form of a...

Guidelines You Can Use As An Alzheimer

Many Alzheimer’s patients are cared for at home during the mild stage and even sometimes through the beginnings of the moderate stage of the disease. The caregiver is often a family member or close friend. Having guidelines for caring for the Alzheimer’s patient that are based on the symptoms...

Arriving At The Diagnosis When The Disease Is Alzheimer

There is no one test that definitively identifies the disease of Alzheimer’s within an individual. Scientists are however, doing all they can to move closer to the day when they will be able to say that they have discovered a way to give a clear, concise and quick diagnosis for a disease that can be...

Recognizing The Early Symptoms Of Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease like many conditions involving dementia interferes with the way the human brain works. There are many symptoms that manifest themselves during the course of the disease, some are the ones most commonly discovered during the early stage. It is these symptoms that cause the...

Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of Regarding Early Onset Alzheimer

Early – onset Alzheimer’s is when someone younger than 65 experiences symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, which is typically a disease that affects those, age 65 or older. Early – onset Alzheimer’s is a rare form of dementia. In a typical population only 5% to 10% will develop...

The Many Sides Of Treating The Alzheimer

Those who suffer with Alzheimer’s disease have both cognitive and behavioral symptoms that necessitate many sides of treating the individual who has the disease. Treatment may involve many sides because the patient will have many different needs as they go through each stage of the disease. There are...

Living With Someone Who Has Alzheimer

The diagnosis is devastating as most progressive fatal, or chronic diseases are, for not only the one being diagnosed, but also for the ones who are living with the individual. When you understand the signs and symptoms of a disease it becomes easier to accept that the person is not in control of the things...

Alzheimers Symptoms Revealed

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the diseases in which most of the care revolves around the symptoms. The symptoms are significant in making the diagnosis, in understanding the progression from one stage of the disease to the next and in how the treatment plan is designed. Alzheimer’s progresses...

Alzheimers Disease From The Patients Perspective

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive incurable disease that results in the brain cells shrinking and dying leading to loss of cognitive and behavioral abilities. The individual gradually losses the ability to remember important people, and events in life as well as to lose the ability to function. The...

Understanding The Concept Of Sundowning In Alzheimer

There are many identifying symptoms of Alzheimer’s that are cognitive or behavioral but one aspect of the disease that is of a particular hallmark of Alzheimer’s is that of “sundowning”. Sundowning is a term used to describe the phenomenon in which the individual becomes confused and...
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