Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder, is the most common form of dementia-(descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain) .Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease in which healthy brain tissue degenerates, resulting in problems with memory, behavior, and other mental abilities
While there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and no treatment to reverse or halt its progression, there are medicines available that can help treat symptoms in some people with Alzheimer's disease. Your doctor will determine the best treatment for an Alzheimer's case based on various factors, including:
The symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include:
Memory loss or confusion can be caused by other problems, too. Sometimes these same symptoms are caused by an easily treatable issue, such as reaction to a medicine taken for a different health problem, or even a vitamin deficiency.
Aggression may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease itself. It may also be a reaction to actions of others or to the environment around the person with Alzheimer’s disease. Therefore its important to get the right diagnosis so treatment can target the right problem.
Alzheimer’s aggression can flare up without warning.
No one knows for sure why Alzheimer’s patients become aggressive.
However, often there are triggers that caregivers can look for.
Here are some common triggers of Alzheimer’s aggression.
Educate yourself about the Alzheimer's disease. Discuss the situation with family and friends and your Healthcare provider. Taking good care of your health will reduce/prevent your risk of any disease.