Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals of the
The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.
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ADHD occurs in children, teenagers, and adults, but it is more common in boys than in girls. Even though the exact causes of ADHD remain unknown, they likely involve hereditary and environmental factors. Click on this infographic to learn more about the s
Many older adults are affected by dementia. Up to 70% of dementia cases are Alzheimer's-related. It's degenerative disease that causes rapid cell death, in the brain. The loss in memory is caused by decrease of brain volume. Miranda shows no signs of Alzheimer's, or any other form of dementia. She seems to have great mental health, for a woman her age.