Alzheimer's disease, whose causes are not yet fully clear. This pathology is the primary cause of senile dementia. Alzheimer's disease, according to the Association, is on the fifth place of importance in Russia among people older than 65 years. 20% of people over this age are faced with the manifestations of the disease. At the moment in Russia lives of 1.8 million people with dementia in the world - 26 million.
Patients with this pathology are experiencing problems with memory, coordination of activities, their speech is violated. In complex cases, the person is unable to perform simple tasks.
For the first time the disease was described by Aloisa of Alzheimer, a German pathologist. He found abnormalities in his wife and has described it, while the wife had not died at the age of 60 years. At that time he believed that described a rare form of brain pathology.
Now Alzheimer's disease is a very common disease among the elderly. The disease is not associated with the normal aging process. In most cases, the pathology is progressive. In view of the fact that treatment as such no doctors advise to watch their relatives. With the help of psychiatrists can slow down the development of pathology.
As prevention of disease Alzheimer scientists offer more self-development and have an active life position. It is noted that many reading people with a positive Outlook on life much less frequently or at a later age are faced with the manifestation of the disease.