What Do You Know About Alzheimer Disease?

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What Do You Know About Alzheimer Disease?

Alzheimer disease occurs in seven stages and come and comes with signs and symptoms. The disease destroys the nerve connections in the brain making it difficult to do certain things. This is just something small about it. What do you know about Alzheimer disease? .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is Alzheimer's diagnosed?
    • A. 

      Mental status test

    • B. 

      Blood test

    • C. 

      Neurological test

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Alzheimer's is the most common form of which of these?
    • A. 

      Malnutrition

    • B. 

      Dementia

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Psychosis

  • 3. 
    Physiologically, what happens to the brain as Alzheimer's progresses?
    • A. 

      Tissue swells

    • B. 

      Fluid collects

    • C. 

      Many cells die

    • D. 

      Brain-stem atrophies

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the strongest risk factor for developing the disease?
    • A. 

      Heredity

    • B. 

      Age

    • C. 

      Exposure to toxins

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Occasionally, other medical conditions may mimic this disease. What are they?
    • A. 

      Side effects to medication

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Poor nutrition

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    The average time from the onset of symptoms to death is how long?
    • A. 

      20 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      4 years

  • 7. 
    Signs of Alzheimer's include which of these symptoms?
    • A. 

      Loss of memory

    • B. 

      Increase in irritability

    • C. 

      Restlesness

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    Which age group has the highest rate of Alzheimer's cases reported?
    • A. 

      85 and older

    • B. 

      74 to 84

    • C. 

      65 to 74

    • D. 

      55 to 65

  • 9. 
    Because no drugs cure this condition, emphasis is put on delaying the onset of severe symptoms. Which of these strategies helps?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Hobbies

    • C. 

      Good nutrition

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    If you care for a relative with Alzheimer's, which of these measures will help stabilize the patient mentally?
    • A. 

      Move to a small apartment

    • B. 

      Correct bad behavior gently

    • C. 

      Establish a regular routine

    • D. 

      Repaint or buy new furniture