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World Alzheimer’s Day: Why you need to be more aware of the disease?

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. People often confuse themselves by assuming Alzheimer’s and Dementia are the same, THEY ARE NOT. Dementia and Alzheimer’s: What Are the Differences?

In India, more than 4 million people are estimated to be suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, giving the country the third highest caseload in the world. New study indicates that Indian cuisine may be an effective means to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The key to this discovery is turmeric.

7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Stage 1: Normal Outward Behavior.
  • Stage 2: Very Mild Changes.
  • Stage 3: Mild Decline.
  • Stage 4: Moderate Decline.
  • Stage 5: Moderately Severe Decline.
  • Stage 6: Severe Decline.
  • Stage 7: Very Severe Decline.


How can Alzheimer’s be prevented?

  1. Quit smoking.
  2. Keeping alcohol to a minimum.
  3. Eating a healthy balanced diet
  4. Exercising
  5. If you have a condition, make sure you maintain the diet and take your medication

Myth: Alzheimer’s only affects older people
Fact: Alzheimer’s disease can start as early as a person’s 40s.

Myth: Alzheimer’s disease is curable
Fact: As of now there is no treatment to cure the disease.

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