The 5 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

5 Nov, 2019 | Information, Personal Health

For those that have to deal with it, Alzheimer’s disease is a terrifying thing. There is nothing more heart wrenching than to see your loved one slowly waste away into a shadow of themselves. But what exactly is this disease? How does it strip a person of their mind, layer by layer, until they have nothing left?

Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that falls under the general category of dementia. It’s easy to mix up dementia and Alzheimer’s, but the two are actually very different. Dementia specifically refers to the life-destroying process of a person losing their ability to think, remember, and reason – a process that can be caused by any disease! Alzheimer’s just happens to be the most common reason for it.

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