Despite the fact that this disease does not appear among young people we considered it important enough to mention it in the Medguide.
The causes of Alzheimer are partly hereditary. It is estimated that about 40% of the Alzheimer disease has a hereditary origin. The effect of Alzheimer is in the brain, brain tissue is being broken down. The result of this is the deterioration of intellectual skills.
The disease manifests itself through concentration problems and forgetting things. Also personality changes appear, people become careless and get irritated quickly.
People who suffer from this disease often realize that something is wrong and because of this they get depressed.
This disease gets more and more alarming and there is nothing you can do about it with medicine or any other kind of treatment. The velocity of the deterioration also depends on stress; the bigger the stress, the faster the deterioration.
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