The brain is the control center of the human body. It forms your thoughts and preserves your memories. It regulates your body's actions, from the movements you choose to perform to the functions you don't even consciously think about. Let's take a closer look at the anatomy and the function of the brain.
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"Alzheimer's Disease: Hope and Help" provides an overview of this complicated disease, how to recognize its symptoms, and treatments that are available. More importantly, it offers sufferers and their loved ones thoughts on continuing to live a full life with this disease.
In the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease people usually experience memory impairment and some functional limitations but they are able to be fairly independent. In Part 2, find out what sufferers can do to delay the disease and prepare for the inevitable.
Alzheimer's Disease is a complicated disease to diagnose. Doctors typically must get a thorough patient history and perform intensive tests to make certain that a person is suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn more about diagnosing this disease and what steps are needed once it is made in Part 3.