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Alzheimer's disease

At Buddhi Clinic we are able to bring together a unique skill set in managing Alzheimer's disease

Overview

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological condition in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline.

Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that affects the brain. The symptoms are mild at first and become more severe over time. It is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, who first described the condition in 1906.
One of the main features of the condition is the presence of plaques and tangles in the brain. Another feature is a loss of connection between the nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain. These features mean that information cannot pass easily between different areas of the brain or between the brain and the muscles or organs.
The condition usually affects people aged 65 years and over, with only 10% of cases occurring in people younger than this.

Multi-modal
Assessment

Signs

Common symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease include memory loss, language problems, and impulsive or unpredictable behavior.

As the symptoms worsen, it becomes harder for people to remember recent events, to reason, and to recognize people they know. Eventually, a person with Alzheimer’s disease may need full-time assistance.

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Diagnosis

Diagnosis

There is no single test for Alzheimer’s disease. If a doctor suspects the presence of the condition, they will ask the person — and sometimes their family or caregivers — about their symptoms, experiences, and medical history. While the diagnosis is clinical, brain imaging, electrophysiology, blood tests to rule out reversible causes or indeed contributing factors and a thorough pre-rehabilitation assessment including evaluation for co-morbidities (associated conditions) will be required in all instances. At Buddhi Clinic our assessment includes standard outcome indicators for activities of daily life, quality of life, neuro-disability and mental health.

Treatment

Treatments can, relieve its symptoms and improve quality of life for the person and their family and caregivers.

Appointments
at Buddhi Clinic

We'll ask for some basic information to assess your care needs.

Appointments
at Buddhi Clinic

We'll ask for some basic information to assess your care needs.

Multi-modal
Assessment

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