Symptoms and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Symptoms and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a serious disease affecting millions of people. In fact, “it is estimated that there are currently 26 million people worldwide with Alzheimer’s disease. This figure is projected to grow to more than 106 million people by 2050” (“The Facts on Alzheimer’s Disease”). Most people think of Alzheimer’s disease as an illness that affects the memory, but there are more serious problems involved. Because Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people worldwide, it is important to study the definition, causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that affects the brain causing changes in the behavior and personality of the individual. It can be defined as “a...
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