How Quickly Does Alzheimer's Disease Progress?

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Definition

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. Alzheimer's disease (AD), is one form of dementia that gradually gets worse over time. It affects memory, thinking, and behavior.

Memory impairment, as well as problems with language, decision-making ability, judgment, and personality, are necessary features for the diagnosis.


Alternative Names

Senile dementia - Alzheimer's type (SDAT); SDAT


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Age and family history are risk factors...

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