morning when she visits him at the Nursing home. he
hasn’t recognized her in five years due to his
And when she was asked, “If he doesn’t know
who you are, why do you go to meet Him?” she
said, “he doesn’t know who I am, but I know..he is
my life..he is my husband..
Alzheimer is a disease is the most common type
usually affects those over the age of 65yrs and
affects slightly more women than men.
Symptoms of Alzeimer disease
The symptoms of Alzeimer disease in its early stages
often include minor problems with memory and
diverticulitis with language recall,not being able to find
the right word.
Later on symptoms can involve change in a
person's personality and behavior.
Alzhemir is a as other disease which affect the
brain.As the deterioration of brain cells progresses to
the moderate stage symptoms will become more
noticeable and affect the sufferer more often and in
more situations in their daily life.
These moderate stage symptoms can include
repetitive behavior,hallucinations and delusions
difficulty in sleeping and inability to control bladder
It becomes more severe over time and the symptoms
experienced can become even more debilitating while
putting an ever greater strain on family members and
loved ones.The haluciations and delusions associated
with the condition can become more likely,more
frequent and more severe,often being worse.
This may also be accompanied with feelings of
suspicion and paranoia,which can lead to the sufferer
becoming aggressive towards others and even
violent. Though the severe stage of the disease other
symptoms can also become noticeable,these can
include physical symptoms such as a loss of mobility,
difficulty swallowing and weight loss.
An Alzhemer's patient can also become unable to
maintain levels of personal hygiene and often become
more susceptible to bacterial and viral infections.
This severe stage is also often associated with a
complete loss of both short and long-term
Causes of Alzheimer
Alzheimer's disease caused by the death of brain cells
of the brain.As this happens clumps of protein called
plaques begin growing in the brain and these clumps
of protein can damage and kill ,more brain cells
making the condition worse.This also affects the
function which are chemical transmitters which
messages the brain.
It is not yet known what causes the steady death of
the brain cells which cause Alzeimer's, but there are
some known risk factors.Aside from age(the largest
risk factor for the disease)it is also known that
Alzhemirer's can run in families suggesting there is a
genetic element,this gentic element tends to be
stronger in the case of early-onset Alzhemier's. Other
things which increase the chance of developing
Alzeiner's include having severe head injuries.
Many of the symptoms develop slowly and may be
difficult to isolate as symptoms,particularly in the
early stages; an early diagnosis is important for
these medications to work at their best.
How to treat
There is ongoing research into treating
Alzheimer's; there are many prescription medicatons
available to help reduce symptoms and help slowly.
therapy,music therapy and some herbal medicines
could help those suffering from Alzheimers.
Memory loss, asking for the same information over
and over.Sometimes forgetting names or
appointments ,but remembering latter.
Difficulty in completing familar tasks at home,at work
or at leisure.
Occasionally needing help to use the setting on a
microwave or a Television.
Confusion with time or place.Sometimes they may
forget where they are or how they got there.
Trouble understanding visual images,having vision
problems is a sign of Alzheimer's.
New problems with words in speaking or writing.
Poor judgement,they may experience changes in
judgement or decision making.they may pay less
attention to grooming or keeping themselves clean.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis
without examination and investigations and the
answer is based on the medical information provided.
For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult