Day: September 30, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alz·hei·mer’s ˈältsˌhīmərz/ noun noun: Alzheimer’s Disease a progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of the brain. It is the most common cause of premature senility. Alzheimer’s worsens over time. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, where dementia symptoms gradually worsen over a number of years. In its early stages, memory loss is mild, …

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ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(ALS), is a highly degenerative disease affecting the nervous system. ALS hinders the power of the brain to pass messages to the voluntary muscles as the muscle neurons start degenerating. Lou Gehrig’s disease, otherwise known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a highly degenerative disease affecting the nervous system. ALS hinders the power of the brain to pass messages …

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ACE – Adverse Childhood Experiences

  Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. They may also include household dysfunction such as witnessing domestic violence or growing up with family members who have substance use disorders. … ACEs include: Physical abuse. What does adverse childhood experiences mean? Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that can …

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