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What is Late-onset Alzheimer's?

What is Late-onset Alzheimer's?

  • Late-onset Alzheimer's: Late-onset Alzheimer's is a form of Alzheimer's disease that doesn't appear to be linked to any genetic defects or familial pattern. It is by far the most common form of Alzheimer's - occurs in up to 90% of Alzheimer sufferers. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder involving degeneration of the brain. The disease mainly affects brain functions involving thinking, memory, personality and behaviour.

Late-onset Alzheimer's: Introduction

Types of Late-onset Alzheimer's:

Broader types of Late-onset Alzheimer's:

How serious is Late-onset Alzheimer's?

Complications of Late-onset Alzheimer's: see complications of Late-onset Alzheimer's

What causes Late-onset Alzheimer's?

Causes of Late-onset Alzheimer's: see causes of Late-onset Alzheimer's

What are the symptoms of Late-onset Alzheimer's?

Symptoms of Late-onset Alzheimer's: see symptoms of Late-onset Alzheimer's

Complications of Late-onset Alzheimer's: see complications of Late-onset Alzheimer's

Onset of Late-onset Alzheimer's: Late onset - usually after the age of 65

Late-onset Alzheimer's: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Late-onset Alzheimer's.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Late-onset Alzheimer's.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Late-onset Alzheimer's: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Late-onset Alzheimer's.
Treatments for Late-onset Alzheimer's: see treatments for Late-onset Alzheimer's
Research for Late-onset Alzheimer's: see research for Late-onset Alzheimer's

Name and Aliases of Late-onset Alzheimer's

Main name of condition: Late-onset Alzheimer's

Other names or spellings for Late-onset Alzheimer's:

Alzheimer's, late-onset, Sporadic Alzheimer's

 

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