Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the progressive loss of neurons, which reduces their functionalit. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and causes patients to become forgetful, disorientated, less communicative and increasingly more dependent on others to carry out daily activities. It is the most common form of dementia observed in elderly patients. 

Alzheimer’s disease explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
It is said that factors that are good for the heart, are good for the brain too, and vice versa.
I take each day the same way. I don’t think about it. I never think about what will happen tomorrow or the day after. I do feel I’m getting better.

Substantiated information by:

Neus Falgas Martínez
Raquel Sanchez del Valle Díaz
Soledad Barreiro Gigan

Published: 9 April 2018
Updated: 9 April 2018

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