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Understanding Alzheimer Disease Medications (cont.)

What Causes Alzheimer's Disease?

Aging is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), but most experts believe that Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Family history or genetics may be linked to the cause of Alzheimer's disease, but much research is currently in progress to better understand the cause. This research will also assist us in knowing more about how to best prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer disease (Alzheimer’s disease, AD), the most common cause of dementia1, isan acquired cognitive and behavioral impairment of sufficient severity that markedly interferes with social and occupational functioning.

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