gahhh!!! i dont want to submit a paper but it appears to be neccessary so heres this paper im working on right now..
. its about alzheimers, and the whole reson im joining is so i can find a closing paragraph to this essay… so needless to say this paper has no closing, nor does it have a bibliography..
. so anyways… here it is: Forgetfulness, disorientation, moodiness, poor judgment, these are all things that can happen to a common person on a daily basis.
Any person can forget where they put their keys. Any perfectly healthy person can have a bad day and seem to have mood swings. And most definitely, every one makes bad decisions from time to time. But in the case of Alzheimer's disease these things cause major problems in a person's life. A person with Alzheimer’s may often make bad decisions with money.
They often give excessive amounts of money to telemarketers or to salesmen. Then can easily be disorientated also. They often forget where they park and then will forget where they are going or even what they were doing. In extreme cases they can even forget very common words or even forget how to talk all together. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting around 500,000 people in the UK.
In America Alzheimer’s disease currently strikes an estimated 4.2 million to 5.8 million. The Merriam-Webster;s Collegiate Dictionary defines Alzheimer;s disease as a degenerative disease of the central nervous system characterized especially by premature senile mental deterioration.
In layman;s terms this means that it is a disease that slowly gets worse and worse. What happens is that the central nervous system or the part of the brain and spinal cord where sensory and speech impulses are transmitted from starts to brake down. This cause;s unusual and awkward behavior in the person affected. The term Alzheimer’s disease dates back to 1906 when Dr. Alois Alzheimer, a German physician .