Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

Alzheimer Years

June 17th, 2015

What is the Alzheimer? It is a disease of the brain that destroys the mental memory and the skill and, in the end, the ability to carry out the simple tasks but. The memory problems are one of the first signals of Alzheimer. The people suffer who it can have difficulty when remembering things that happened recently or names of people who know. With time, the symptoms worsen, and can appear the following problems, repeat the questions, be soiled and need but time to finish certain tasks that before took control of but rapidity. When the disease advances, the people can have difficulty to learn new things, to recognize family and friendly and to communicate. In the end the people suffer who it need intensive cares.

It is the common cause but of dementia between our majors. The dementia is a loss of the capacity to think, to remember, and to use the own skills for the daily tasks and the activities of a person. The approximate calculations vary, but the experts suggest less than 800,000 people in Spain cannot have Alzheimer. The symptoms begin generally after the 60 years, and the risk of contracting the disease increases with the age. The young people but also can contract this disease although it is not common. The Alzheimer is not part of the aging. That it causes the Alzheimer? The scientists totally do not understand the genetic cause of the Alzheimer, although aspects and the factors of life style that affect each person of different way.

The increase of the own age is the risk but factor that can trigger this disease. I number of people with Alzheimer bends every 5 years as of the 65 years. The familiar history of each person also is important at the time of diagnosing the Alzheimer. A little frequent form of Alzheimer that appears between the 30 and 60 years is inherited, cause of the mutation in certain genes. The common form of Alzheimer appears after the 60 years. It can read but on the aetiology of the Alzheimer in my Web on psychology.