Alzheimer’s Disease - Memory and Nutrition
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia there is, affecting almost 500,000 people in the UK alone. The symptoms include loss of memory, mood changes and problems with communication and reasoning. The main cause of this condition is the death of brain cells, mainly due to protein plaques in certain parts of brain. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease also lack some of the chemicals that play an important role in messaging within brain. Regarding the cause of this disease, there is no one thing responsible. Rather it is the result of a combination of factors including age, environmental influences, lifestyle, genetic inheritance and general health.