Complications of Alzheimer's
Complications of Alzheimer's Disease can include restlessness, excess energy, accidents, wandering and falls. Some of these complications require treatment such as surgery, or can be fatal. Learn more.
Articles About Complications Of Alzheimer's
- Why Do People Die from Alzheimer's Disease?
People with Alzheimer's (AD) do not actually die from the disease itself. Although the most noticeable symptoms are cognitive impairment, AD weakens the body and the immune system in many ways that can leave patients vulnerable to secondary complications like pneumonia, various types of organ failure, and heart attacks.
- What's the difference between Alzheimer's hallucinations and delusions?
Hallucinations in the elderly may be experienced through one of the five senses; a delusion is something a person believes to be true.
- Antioxidant Supplements: Beware of Dangerous Drug Interactions
Antioxidants have proven effective in fighting the free radicals, but the pill supplement forms are not without their share of controversy. Caregivers should know the negative, less publicized aspects of antioxidants before taking them or giving them to their elderly parents to take.