Causes Of Alzheimer Disease

Zainab Sarfraz


Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia (a group of brain disorders that cause the loss of intellectual and social skills). It is a progressive disease that destroys memory by mild confusion, difficulty in remembering and dramatic personality changes due to damage and die of the brain cells. The patients of Alzheimer disease having a variety of symptom. Patients always Repeat the same statements and ask questions over and over, not realizing that they’ve asked the question before. It causes other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life which is the sign that our brain cells fail to perform their function.

Alzheimer’s disease causes the difficulty in concentrating and thinking. People with advanced Alzheimer’s may forget how to perform basic tasks such as dressing and bathing. Those patients become irritable and aggressive, delusions (such as believing something has been stolen), not easily trust anyone, and not sleep comfortably at night. They forgot the conversation, get lost in familiar places, forget the names of the family members, facing trouble in choosing the right words, difficulty in taking part in others conversation and share their own feeling.

 Alzheimer has no permanent cure from progressing but we can temporarily slow the worsening symptoms and improve quality of life. It is the chronic neuro-degenerative, long-term disease. The brain cells have 100 billion nerve cells. Each nerve cell connected with many others to form a communication network. They have a special function in thinking, learning and remembering.

It May damage and destroy brain cells by interfering with cell-to-cell communication. Although the ultimate cause of brain-cell death in Alzheimer’s isn’t known. In Alzheimer’s, protein becomes twist into abnormal tangles inside brain cells, blocking communication among nerve cells then leading to failure of the transport system. This failure disrupts the processes that cells need to survive and also strongly concerned in the decline and death of brain cells.

As Alzheimer’s disease leads to toward last stages, brain changes begin to affect physical functions, such as difficulty speaking, swallowing, balance, lose control in bowel and bladder, dehydration, take food or liquid in the lungs.

You may be able to lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by reducing your risk of heart disease. Eating fresh product, healthy oils and foods low in saturated fat have been associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Physical activities such as reading, playing a musical instrument or regular social interaction reduced the risk of disease.


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