Alzheimers

By Austin Morgan

Alzheimers is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes.

  • Memory
  • Communication and language
  • Ability to focus and pay attention
  • Reasoning and judgment
  • Visual perception

Symptoms

Vitamin deficiencies 

Thyroid problems

Alcohol abuse

Depression

Damage to brain cells

 

 

Causes

Memory loss

Confusion

Short life Expectancy

Risk Factors

caring for alzheimer patients cost up to $100 billion anually

 

No cure

 

10 year life expectancy after diagnoses

Complications