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Keke Jamison

on 7 November 2012

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Transcript of Alzhiemers,

Explaining alzheimer's and its terms and the Person Symptoms Diagnosing Alzheimers Alzheimers is a mental progressive deterioration occurring in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of the brain. It's a general terms of memory lost. Alzheimers affects the mood of the person and appearance, it call also lower the self-esteem of a person.
It also impacts the ability of work and getting around the house. Confusion
Disturbances in short term memory
Problems with attention and spatial orientation
Changes in personality
Language difficulties and unexplained mood swings Alzheimers is diagnosed through a brain autopsy. Treatments Alzheimer's BY: Ki'ara Bradley BRAIN BODY affects of the Alzheimers disease leads to nerve cell death and tissue loss throughout the brain. Over time the brain shrinks dramatically, affecting nearly all its functions cortex shrivels up damaging the areas in remembering
shrinkage is especially severe in the hippocampus
ventricles grow larger
plaques abnormal clusters of protein fragments build up between nerve cells Alzheimers cause the body to lose physical abilities. As the mind connections get weaker the mind has more trouble sending signals to the body for movement reducing a persons ability to react quickly and accurately. There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease. But, there are medications that can help control its symptoms and manage agitation, depression and other symptoms.
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