Alzheimer is a Disease that Could Rob Your Memory
Although Alzheimer is not a much debated disease, studies have placed it now on the spotlight because of the grave effects it has left on those who suffered from it. Varied groups have been said to suffer from this disease an experience that slowly deprive them of their memory away only to have a drastic deadlock at some point.
Due to modern hardships, even young people have recorded instances of memory loss at some juncture in their lives because of too much stress and anxiety, alcoholism and drug abuse that only aggravates the problem.
The Alzheimer scourge is not only painful to the sufferer who may well forget his beloved ones indefinitely but to them as well. It's painful when your own child, mum or dad asks to introduce yourself to them or worse still fear to relate with you. It's even harder to comprehend a situation like this when your beloved one becomes a baby once again to be requiring the same attention given to a baby like feeding them, bathing or even dressing them up. How about when she remind you of things that happened long before she even gave birth to you that only your grandparents can catch a grip of what she is could be referring to?
How about when she can't remember a thing that just happened a minute ago? There nothing as traumatizing as watching helplessly as you loose your beloved one without a thing you can do about. Them warm and nurturing love you received from them or you always gave to them might be a thing of the past, as she or he turns to a slow down who can't connect anything in her/ his small world full of mixture of feelings and thoughts that coincide with no ones.
Such memory loses are normal in old age especially with the women who have reached their menopause. This could be due to the hormonal levels becoming altered causing lots of changes in the body that could actually be too much to handle for such a woman.
Memory loses are short-term in some illnesses but with Alzheimer this is a long-term illness that may last till the very last days of the patient, because there is no cure yet. This illness is also associated with those who suffer severe stress as a result of grave happening in their lives that they may end up losing their memory forever. Patients of stroke, diabetes, depression and anxiety, postpartum period of after birth could lead to temporary loss of memory as opposed Alzheimer that is permanent.
The most important step to take when faced with such a circumstance is to be patient. You could visit the doctor for examination and directives as to what should be done to control its heights. Moreover mutual support and understanding are the most essential virtual to portray to such a victim and being patient and forgiving to them when they become cold and self-protective. Alzheimer is real there is no need to fear, instead get your beloved ones help and support them with all you are worth.
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This is an original article written by Esteri Maina. (Submnitted links dead)