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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as just Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gets worse over time. As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self care, and behavioural issues. Although the speed of progression can vary, the average life expectancy following diagnosis is three to nine years.

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A video project/presentation about Alzheimer's disease for my Nursing class my senior year.

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Recent studies have shown that Alzheimer's Disease is detectable before physical symptoms occur. It has come to attention that the brain will start showing degeneration up to 10 years before physical symptoms start to show.

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