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ALZHEIMER

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Transcript of ALZHEIMER

CAUSES:
SYMPTOMS:
ALZHEIMER
INDEX:
1. What is Alzheimer?
2. Causes
3. Symptoms
4. Treatment
5. Consequences
6. Social impact
7. History
8. Quiz
WHAT IS ALZHEIMER?
A form of dementia which affects the memory, behavior and thinking.

Degenerative illness, affects the neurons.

Slow apparition of symptoms.

800.000 people have already been diagnosed this illness in our country.
1. Changes in the memory which difficult the daily life activities.

2. Difficulty for planning and solving problems.

3. Time and place disorientation.

4. Problems with talking and writing.

5. Lack of judgement and initiative in social activities.

6. Changes in personality and emotions.
CONSECUENCES:
SOCIAL IMPACT:
4,5 new cases each year

By 2050, more than 115 million people will suffer from this disease each year.
Not only Alzheimer's patients suffer
HISTORY
THE END
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QUIZ
WHAT IS THE FINAL CONSEQUENCE THAT ALZHEIMER PROVOKES?
WHICH ARE THE TWO MAIN ELEMENTS RECOGNISED IN ALL THE CASES OF ALZHEIMER?
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HEALTHY BRAIN AND ONE WITH ALZHEIMER?
IN WHAT CENTURY ALZHEIMER WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED?
CAN YOU NAME AT LEAST ONE SYMPTOM FOR KNOWING IF YOU HAVE ALZHEIMER?
Dr. Alois Alzheimer
Not an specific discovered cause
FAMILY TREE
DIAGNOSTIC:
NEXT WORLD'S EPIDEMY!!!
(1906)
Let's see what you have learnt today!
Stages at which the illness affects your brain:
SOURCES:
Andrea de Miguel
Irene Bermejo
Lia Bei Prieto

You forget how to breathe, and you finally Die
Amyloid Plaques and Neurofibrillary tangles
The volume: a brain with Alzheimer is smaller than a healthy one.
In 1906- 20th century
Changes in the memory which difficult the daily life activities.

Difficulty for planning and solving problems.

Time and place disorientation.

Problems with talking and writing.

Lack of judgement and initiative in social activities.

Changes in personality and emotions.
www.fpmargall.org
www.nlm-Alzheimer.nih.gov
www.brigthfocusalzheimer.org
www.alz.org/signs-and-symptoms.asp
www.knowalzheimer.es
www.realbutterfly.es/centro_Alzheimer
Treatment:
During the different stages of the dissease, patients are someted to different types of treatments.

Nowadays scientists are sill searching for the final vaccine for Alzheimer and there is not an specific and developed one yet.
Psico-social treatment:
Medical Treatment:
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