Alzheimer’s disease disrupts the critical processes that keep the brain healthy.
By Alzheimer's Reading Room
Disruptions of the brain with dementia cause nerve cells in the brain to stop working, lose connections with other nerve cells, and ﬁnally die.
This process causes memory failure, personality changes, problems in carrying out daily activities, and other disruptions associated with Alzheimer's disease.
The brains of people with AD usually have an abundance of two abnormal structures—amyloid plaques and neuroﬁbrillary tangles that are made of misfolded proteins.
This is especially true in certain regions of the brain that are important in memory.
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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room
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