What is Alzheimer
Symptoms of Alzheimer
Stages of Alzheimer
Treatments of Alzheimer
Preventions of Alzheimer

Glossary

Adverse reaction: A reaction that is not anticipated and detrimentally affects the patient

Aggression: Overly aggressive behavior.

Aging: The medical conditions from getting older.

Agitation: A state of increased tension with episodes of emotional and physical irritability.

Alcohol abuse: Excessive use of alcohol ranging from binge drinking to severe alcoholism

Alcoholism: Excessive addictive use of alcohol.

Alzheimer's Disease: Dementia-causing brain disease mostly in seniors and the elderly.

Anxiety: A feeling of apprehension, and fear without apparent stimulus that is associated sometime with somatic responses

Behavioral disorders: Disorders affecting behavior and emotional wellbeing

Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.

Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain

Chronic Illness: Any form of continuing chronic illness.

Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability

Concentration difficulty: Reduced concentration ability or lack of concentration
Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.

Coordination problems: Symptoms affecting physical coordination.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Very rare prion brain disease

Dementia: Various mental impairment conditions.

Dementia With Lewy Bodies: Second most frequent cause of dementia in elderly adults.

Depression: Persistent depressed mood with various depressive symptoms.

Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.

Detachment: Inappropriate loss of interest or involvement.

Disorganization: Difficulty staying organized in society as a symptom

Disorientation: Forgetting your location or other mental confusion

Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.

Drooling: Excessive saliva in the mouth.

Emotional symptoms: Symptoms affecting the emotions.

Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.

Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.

Forgetfulness: Forgetting things or loss of memory ability

Grief or loss: Emotional response to a death or other loss.

Head injury: Injury to the head affecting skull and/or brain.

Hearing impairment: Reduced ability to hear sounds.

Huntington's Disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
Inability to speak: Inability to speak (mutism)

Insomnia: Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep for long enough

Kidney disease: Reduced kidney function from various causes.

Language problems: Symptoms affecting language processing.

Lead poisoning: Poisoning from lead exposure or ingestion.

Liver conditions: Various conditions of the liver.

Memory loss: The loss of ones ability to recall from their memory.

Mercury poisoning: Poisoning from excessive mercury ingestion.

Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities

Multi-Infarct Dementia: Dementia due to brain blood clots and strokes.

Myoclonus: Sudden involuntary muscle twitching or movement.

Over-diagnosed conditions: Conditions that are diagnosed when another cause exists.

Paranoia: Delusion that people or events conspire against you.

Personality change: Change in a person's behavior and personality

Pneumonia: Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: Rare brain condition

Psychiatric disorders: Any of various mental health disorders

Reading symptoms: Problems with reading ability

Sick: Feeling ill or off color

Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.

Subdural hematoma: Type of bleeding in the brain

Swallowing difficulty: Difficulty or pain when swallowing

Thyroid disorders: Any disorder of the thyroid gland.

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Vision loss: Impaired vision or loss of vision

Vitamin B deficiency: Deficiency in any of the B group vitamins
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