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The 6 Pillars of Alzheimer Prevention: Reduce the Risk to getting Alzheimer's Disease

The 6 Pillars of Alzheimer Prevention: Reduce the Risk to getting Alzheimer's Disease

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The 6 Pillars of Alzheimer Prevention: Reduce the Risk to getting Alzheimer's Disease

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62 pagine
36 minuti
Pubblicato:
Oct 7, 2020
ISBN:
9783749418756
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Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive illness that slowly erodes memory and vital mental functions. Affecting an estimated 5.3 Million American's, with approximately 5.1 million of those afflicted over the age of 65, this diabolical condition as zoomed to the 6th leading cause of death in the States and earned a feared spot in our collective consciousness.

When 1 in 3 elderly patients suffer from Alzheimer's or some form of dementia, it is no wonder that the medical community is galvanizing to find a cure, or at least an effective treatment. Such a feat will benefit millions - but what of those who have yet to develop the Disease, yet harbor the potential to succumb to it? What if there was a way to prevent it?

Taking a fresh look at our modern society and an old problem, this guide offers 6 Pillars of prevention to help stave off this dreaded disease. Combining diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and mental awareness, this approach may be the answer you're looking for, the one that will take you, or those you love, into your Senior Years Happy - and hopefully healthy.
Pubblicato:
Oct 7, 2020
ISBN:
9783749418756
Formato:
Libro

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The 6 Pillars of Alzheimer Prevention - Peter Carl Simons

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What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys brain cells and it is also a type of dementia, which causes disturbances with memory, thinking and behaviour. These symptoms do not grow fast. Over time, the symptoms will slowly appear and worsens making disturbances in a person day to day life.

Dementia has been in medical texts since the time of Pythagoras, and, even Shakespeare has mentioned about this condition in several stories written by him. He has emphasized this mostly in the story ‘Hamlet’ and further he was able to show the signs and symptoms of it. It was only in the 19th century, dementia was clearly understood and its subtypes were recognized by psychiatrists and researchers.

Until the end of the 19th century, dementia was a very broad concept to discuss. Then, dementia was defined as a mental illness which included any type of psychological and social incapacity including even the medical conditions that can be reversed.

Even though, most of the people think that dementia is a disease, actually it is not. It is a term used to describe a set of symptoms. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that, if dementia is present in a person, there is definitely an underlying disease causing

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