Alzheimer disease is a neurological disorder that causes memory loss due to early death of brain cells. It is a condition that mostly arises in old age and keeps progressing with time. It affects the memory, behaviors and thinking capacity of a person. There is no definitive cure for Alzheimer’s; however, treatment helps in reducing the pace of its progression.
Alzheimer’s is one type of dementia accounting for about 60-80% of diagnosed cases. Early diagnosis and treatment may help slow the progression. A comprehensive evaluation is especially important in excluding reversible conditions that appear similar to Alzheimer’s.
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