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World Alzheimer's Day

Updated: Jan 24, 2023

A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

Brain cell connections and the cells themselves degenerate and die, eventually destroying memory and other important mental functions.

Memory loss and confusion are the main symptoms.

No cure exists, but medication and management strategies may temporarily improve symptoms.

People may experience:

Cognitive:- mental decline, difficulty thinking and understanding, confusion in the evening hours, delusion, disorientation, forgetfulness, making things up, mental confusion, difficulty concentrating, inability to create new memories, inability to do simple maths, or inability to recognise common things

Behavioural:- aggression, agitation, difficulty with self care, irritability, meaningless repetition of own words, personality changes, restlessness, lack of restraint, or wandering and getting lost

Mood:- anger, apathy, general discontent, loneliness, or mood swings

Psychological:- depression, hallucination, or paranoia

Also common:- inability to combine muscle movements, jumbled speech, or loss of appetite

For Help Please Call on – 9082897659.

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