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|7 Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease
Posted On : Oct-21-2011 | seen (61) times | Article Word Count : 452 |
We鈥檒l discuss some of the causes , symptoms and treatments available for this significant global problem. Alzheimer's disease progresses at different rates depending on the individual. Progression of the disease comes in stages based on nerve cell degeneration.
It starts with cell damage to the memory and learning and then spreads to other cells affecting behavior and thinking. Ultimately it affects cells that control movement. It is a terrible disease.
Here are the 7 stages of Alzheimer as we can detail them.
1. No cognitive impairment. No memory problems are evident when you visit your doctor.
2. Very mild decline. People begin to experience memory lapses.
This would include things such as losing your keys or forgetting names. It may not be apparent in a doctor's visit or when you are around family and friends.
3. Mild cognitive decline. You may be diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's. It may be noticeable to people you are around every day.
Common memory problems include word or name problems, decline in ability to plan things, and misplacing valuables.
4. Moderate cognitive decline. Mild or early stage Alzheimer鈥檚 disease. This is picked up in a medical exam.
Common problems include inability to remember recent events. Cannot do mental arithmetic. Can not do everyday tasks such as pay bills , or plan a dinner.
5. Moderately severe cognitive decline. Mid stage Alzheimer's evident with major memory lapses. You need assistance to get through the day.
Can not recall important things such as your address and phone number. Easily confused about what day it is and getting dressed for the season of year it is. You usually do not need help going to the bathroom or eating.
6. Severe cognitive decline. Moderately severe or mid-stage Alzheimer鈥檚 disease. Memory gets worse.
Personality changes. Need help with daily activities. Lose awareness of recent events. Need help getting dressed, going to the bathroom and eating. Can wander off and get lost.
7: Very severe cognitive decline. Late-stage Alzheimer鈥檚 disease. This is the final stage.
People cannot respond to what is going on around them. They cannot speak or recognize speech. Need help eating and going to the toilet.
Cannot sit or walk without assistance. Swallowing is difficult and muscles grow rigid.
We have all been around someone with Alzheimer's disease. It is shocking to watch the seven stages progress even if it is over a number of years.
The Alzheimer's Organization reports there is no cure at this time. However, **** and non-**** treatments such as brain training may help with both cognitive and behavioral symptoms. Researchers continue to work on new treatments and to help improve the quality of life for people with it. The world's largest mobile phone maker Nokia is currently the world's new chief executive candidates seeking to replace current CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo (Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo).
Despite the Nokia phone sales still far exceed the current competitors , but the company in the smart phone market, but not with Apple, Google Android platform by the manufacturer to compete. The source said , "Nokia chief executive to replace the board is seriously considering the issue. The board will decide later this month on this." As of now, Nokia spokesman did not say whether this report.
It is said that the United States, chief executive of a large technology company has worked with Nokia , the Board of Directors (Jorma Ollila) met. But as Nokia's chief executive officer of one of the candidates, the American company's executives on the move to Finland is not interested. The message also said that Nokia is also working with another U.S. company as CEO, executives on the issue of contact.
Since Apple first released in 2007 , since the iPhone, Nokia's market capitalization has lost 600 million euros (77 billion U.S. dollars). In this year alone, Nokia share price decline will reach 25%. In the past three months , subject to the new high-end smart phone market impact of the delay, Nokia has twice lowered the results expected.
Argus Research analyst at U.S. investment institutions, James Keller (James Kelleher) that the choice of a new chief executive has become Nokia's current top priority. Since June 2006 to replace Ollila as CEO since Kallasvuo , 57, has been involved in monitoring the Nokia software and services industry. However, Nokia did not put them closely integrate business and mobile phones to become the main rival iPhone and iTunes.
Competitors as Nokia , Motorola, two years ago from where the chip maker Qualcomm hired Jha (.