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  • Mother was wrongly diagnosed with alzheimer's and actually has normal pressure hydrochephalus...

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease May 30, 2014 07:38 PM

    My mother was wrongly diagnosed with alzheimer's in 2007. She actually has normal pressure hydrochephalus, which can be fixed outpatient with a shunt. She isn't strong enough for the surgery.

  • Alzheiner's and falls

    Angelheart 0 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease September 24, 2013 03:28 PM

    My mom is 85 years old and in good physical conditon. Except, she fell on Friday night. Ever since the fall, she is extreemly tierd and has no appitite. She lives in a memory care facility. She suffered a huge black bruse on here hip and shoulder. Her hip had been replaced years ago. I wonder if...

  • Facts about Alzheimer's disease

    healthgeenie 0 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease June 16, 2013 11:25 AM

    I read some facts about Alzheimer's disease at a 'nun study treatment' I found in Google said that according to the latest scientific studies, Alzheimer extended throughout genetic material of a person. ApoE4 gene and TOMM40 gene are the genes they called the inherited genes or simply the...

  • How Serious can be Alzheimer's connect to Genetic Material

    healthgeenie 0 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease June 16, 2013 11:20 AM

    I read some facts about Alzheimer's disease at a 'nun study treatment' I found in Google said that according to the latest scientific studies, Alzheimer extended throughout genetic material of a person. ApoE4 gene and TOMM40 gene are the genes they called the inherited genes or simply the...

  • Resources for Long Term Care

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease September 29, 2010 06:14 PM

    Hello,My father has Parkinson's and suffers from demenia. I was hoping that someone could point me to a web site that helps find support, such as comparing facilities that offer long term care for dementia patients.Thank you!

  • Is there a link between hiccups and alzheimer's disease?

    SusanLynne367 5 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease November 18, 2008 06:11 PM

    My father has been diagnosed with alzheimer's disease. The strange thing: Over time, he has developed chronic hiccups; the number, duration, and intensity of which have increased as the disease has "progressed." Is anyone aware of a neurological link between hiccups and alzheimer's disease? Does...

  • Can teenagers aged 19 years old get dementia?

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease July 31, 2008 03:19 AM

    I heard adults and older people get it but never teenagers? :(This isn't a joke thread, I swear.

  • Dementia

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease November 14, 2007 04:11 AM

    My mother is 58 Yrs old and never has had any family history of demtia/Alzheimers. Although she has always had hypertension problems. She has been diagnosed with dementia and his on 7 different types of Medication. Like Halidol,Celexa,Benzoprine,Altace,clonzapam, and there are a few More.My mother...

  • Alzheimer's?

    Anonymous 14 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease April 15, 2007 07:23 PM

    My father is having issues that seem to me and my mom like alsheimer's.He: has severe mood swings forgets what he said and says he said something else. He then gets VERY angry when you tell him what he said he's lost some fine motor skillshe gets, what I call, "the shakes" in his arms/hands As far...

  • Long Term Care - Please Help!

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease February 16, 2007 05:24 PM

    Hello all,My name is Karla Johnson and I am a 67 year old woman from Texas (yeehaw!). Here is my situation, I hope someone has advice for me as I really need it!I have self diagnosed myself with the early stages of alzheimer's disease. My mother got it as well and I went through the whole process...

  • two year anniversay

    Anonymous 10 Replies
    Posted in: Alzheimer's Disease August 30, 2006 01:09 AM

    Sept 29, 2004 my mother died from Alzheimers disease. She had only been diagnosed in Jan of 2000. I miss her very much.What my family went through with this disease was not what we had expected. Mom seemed to fall into the the minority categories of many of the symptoms. As a legacy to my mom,...

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