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Alzheimer"s disease

activity-focused care

by Carly R. Hellen

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Care.,
  • Alzheimer Disease -- rehabilitation.,
  • Activities of Daily Living.,
  • Occupational Therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarly R. Hellen ; with a foreword by Jacob H. Fox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .H45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360741M
    ISBN 100750699086
    LC Control Number98020819
    OCLC/WorldCa39170376

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    People who have MCI have a significant risk of developing dementia. Muscles may become rigid and reflexes abnormal. Such information may prove vital in the development of new ways to treat, or even prevent, Alzheimer's disease in the future. Despite millions of deaths, experts suggest that the prevalence of the disease will quadruple byif not sooner. Getting lost or misplacing belongings. Genetic testing Most experts don't recommend genetic testing for late-onset Alzheimer's.

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Medication side effects. Many people with dementia eventually reduce or stop eating, affecting their nutrient intake. Individuals lose track of where they are, the day of the week or the season. Common signs and symptoms include acting out one's dreams in sleep, seeing things that aren't there visual hallucinationsand problems with focus and attention.

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Her symptoms included memory loss, language problems, and unpredictable Alzheimers disease book. Caused by a genetic mutation, this disease causes certain nerve cells in your brain and spinal cord to waste away.

Rare variants in this gene are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. Not drinking enough liquids dehydration ; not getting enough thiamin vitamin B-1which is common in people with chronic alcoholism; and not getting enough vitamins B-6 and B in your diet can cause dementia-like symptoms.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease usually has no known cause but can be inherited. Family history and genetics Your risk of developing Alzheimer's is somewhat higher if a first-degree relative — your parent or sibling — has the disease.

Some people with memory problems have a condition called mild cognitive impairment MCI. Taking a daily B-complex vitamin and vitamin C may also be helpful. Genes control the function of every cell in your body. Parkinson's disease.

See study by D. One study, for example, found that annually there were two new diagnoses per 1, people ages 65 to 74, 11 new diagnoses per 1, people ages 75 to 84, and 37 new diagnoses per 1, people age 85 and older.

Sex There appears to be little difference in risk between men and women, but, overall, there are more women with the disease because they generally live longer than men. Complications Dementia can affect many body systems and, therefore, the ability to function.

Skin could serve as a screen for early diagnosis, but also for monitoring the accumulation of the misfolded proteins in the brain of these neurodegenerative diseases.Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia, accounting for at least two-thirds of cases of dementia in people age 65 and older.

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