A type of brain disorder that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. This is a gradually progressive condition.
At the initial stage of the disease, forgetfulness and mild confusion is seen. Over time, recent memories also start erasing. Advanced stage symptoms vary from person to person.
Alzheimer's is associated with genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that affect the brain cells.
Diagnosing Alzheimer's requires careful medical evaluation, including a thorough review of the patient's medical history.
Current treatment approaches focus on maintaining the mental function, managing behavioral symptoms, and slow or delay the disease progression.
AChE inhibitors (Cholinesterase inhibitors): Compensate for the death of cholinergic neurons. They offer symptomatic relief by inhibiting acetylcholine (ACh) turnover and restoring their synaptic levels.
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