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Alzheimer's Disease Facts Alzheimer's Disease Facts: Alzheimer's disease is a fatal brain disorder. Familial and sporadic are the two types of Alzheimer's disease. The three stages include early, intermediate, and late. Symptoms are dependant upon the stage of the disease, but include:
  • memory loss,
  • inability to think,
  • inability to reason,
  • inability to judge situations,
  • inability communicate,
  • anxiety,
  • agitation,
  • disorientation,
  • paranoia,
  • severe memory loss,
  • loss of mobility,
  • delusions, and
  • hallucinations.
There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, medications can be administered to control symptoms.


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