Alzheimer's Disease FAQs
What is Alzheimer's disease?
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive and fatal brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's memory and ability to learn, reason, communicate, and make judgments.
Who gets Alzheimer's disease?
What causes Alzheimer's disease?
What exactly causes Alzheimer's disease is not known in most cases. Most often, a number of factors, rather than a single cause, come together in certain people to cause the disease.
Two forms of Alzheimer's disease have been recognized.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/1/2014
Norberto Alvarez, MD
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