Alzheimer's affects many people and their families. Most always wonder what they could have done to prevent it and what they can do to now to make it go away. In reality nothing has been found to treat it. Age, genetic makeup and brain inflammation are some things they have found that trigger Alzheimer's. There are two different types of Alzheimer's that have been found, those being Sporadic and Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD). Less than 10% of Alzheimer's patients are affected by FAD. When looking at genetics scientists have found mutations on the 1st, 14th and 21st chromosomes.
People often start loosing their memory, get confused with the time and place, and have trouble completing familiar tasks when people first start noticing that they may be affected by Alzheimer's. Currently there is no cure for Alzheimer's which is a struggle for many people and their families. However, there are many drugs that have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Click here, to learn more about the research revolving around Alzheimer's.