Alzheimer's Disease

What Is It?

Published: February, 2019

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a loss of brain functions that worsens over time. It is a form of dementia.

Alzheimer's disease damages the brain's intellectual functions. Short term memory often is affected early. Gradually other intellectual functions deteriorate. Judgment becomes impaired. Most people with advanced AD lose their ability to do normal daily activities.

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