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Alzheimer’s Disease Edwin Onattu P. 3. Basics… Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's.

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1 Alzheimer’s Disease Edwin Onattu P. 3

2 Basics… Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging. Alzheimer's worsens over time. NO Cure No tests, but Physician may perform neurological exam, mental status test, brain Imaging. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer's is difficulty remembering newly learned information. Fairly new avenue Risk factors – The risk gene with the strongest influence is called apolipoprotein E- e4 (APOE-e4). – Everyone inherits a copy of some form of APOE from each parent. – Deterministic genes – Other

3 The Brain 3 lbs. ; 3 Parts – Cerebrum – Cerebellum – Brain Stem

4 The Supply Lines

5 The whole vessel network

6 The Cortex a.k.a “Wrinkles”

7 Left vs. right

8 The Neuron Forest

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12 The Demented brain

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14 So what’s going on?

15 Plaques

16 “Tangled”

17 Progression

18 Onset

19 Mild to moderate

20 Severe Alzheimer’s

21 Future treatment plans Cell phone radiation reverses Alzheimer’s and boosts memory in mice Drugs that target Beta-Amyloid Drugs that keep Tau proteins from tangling Anti-inflammatory drugs

22 La END


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