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Living with Dementia

Amyloid Protein

Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors

Age is a risk factor for AD. The prevalence of AD doubles every five years after the age of 60.

Family history

A family history of AD is a consistent risk factor, and represents around a fourfold increase in the risk of developing the disease. It is thought that as many as… Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors   

Living with Dementia: I’m Still Here

risk for cognitive decline1 - irritability1 - lewy body dementia2 - irreversible dementia syndrome1 - brain changes1 - alzheimer's patient1 - cholinesterase inhibitors1 - slowed movement1 - progressive dementia3 - cardiac arrest1 - protein amyloid beta1 - social support1 - dantrolene1 - vascular damage1 - pd with dementia1 - vitamin b12 deficiency1 - video game1 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - parkinsons5 - parkinsons disease10 - parkinson's risk2 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - ssri2 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - behavioral problems1 - morphometry1 - basal ganglia1 - hippocampus6 - emotional distress1 - neuropathology of ad1 -