If you are not old, you can be “Alzheimer’s”! Check out 5 signs that you have these symptoms or not?

Today (21 September 65) there is another important day that “working age“should be aware that it is”world Alzheimer’s day”To monitor the risk of symptomsdementia for the origin of Alzheimer’s disease It was first discovered in 1901 by Alois Alzheimer German psychiatrist who later named the disease after him in honor of the psychiatrist.

“Alzheimer’s disease” or “Dementia” It is a type of brain disease caused by the deterioration, damage or death of brain cells in the areas responsible for learning and memory. causing the patient to lose short-term memory And some people may not be able to control their emotions.

After the disease was discovered Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) was later formed in 1984 to support and treat people with Alzheimer’s disease. along with the dissemination of knowledge about this disease to the general public

After that in 1994 The ADI organization has established “World Alzheimer’s Day”, which falls on September 21 every year. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Alzheimer’s Disease International, cooperation for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s is celebrated and organized with organizations from around the world every year.

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Although the disease was once thought to affect only the elderly aged 65 and over. But at the moment there is a lot of research and medical reports have found that Today, even young people are at risk of developing dementia. It is clear from a report that in the United States there are approximately 200,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease under the age of 65.

The same incidence is found in Thailand. Recently, there is information from an academic article by Phyathai Hospital (Sept. 16, 65) reports that currently Patients with dementia are found in younger people. it is found more in people aged 30 or older or olderworking age”Found up to 7% of the total number of patients.

This is caused by the effects of other diseases or by certain behaviors that lead to dementia in young people. Usually by the time people enter the age of 40 onwards, the organs and endocrine systems are functioning. Including the heart and the brain will gradually deteriorate and part of the brain cells will begin to deteriorate.

But another important factor to have a congenital disease such as high blood pressure diabetic hyperlipidemia Vascular disease, liver disease and chronic kidney disease Including if there are risky behaviors such as Smoking a lot, drinking alcohol regularly no exercise Sitting and working, moving infrequently, getting stressed, sleeping late, not getting enough rest. These will increase the risk of developing dementia more quickly.

However, most people may not be able to distinguish which type of forgetfulness is a common type of forgetfulness. and what are the symptoms “Alzheimer’s disease”? This was answered by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Solapat Hemranrot Doctor at Brain Training Center Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society described as follows:

simple forgetfulness

  • I can’t remember where I put my pens, keys, everyday items.
  • Problems with general memory, such as forgetting people’s names after a long time and forgetting details
  • have memory problems but other normal brain functions

Forgetfulness symptoms that indicate “Dementia”

  • I don’t remember ever picking up that side of the pen. I didn’t think I forgot
  • Things not to forget in everyday life, but to forget, such as having eaten before, taking a shower and going to other provinces, going to the grandchildren’s wedding or not remembering what to do, etc.
  • brain degeneration Makes the knowledge and ability of other issues change with
  • can’t remember and learn new things
  • Lost, unable to calculate, unable to manage basic daily routines. Emotional and behavioral problems such as irritability, lethargy and indifference, lack of restraint, confusion, anxiety, fear, etc.

However, this disease can be prevented early by Dr. Jesada Khiaokhajee, a medical specialist. Institute of Neurology He advised on the prevention of “Alzheimer’s disease” that people of working age or the elderly should be able to train by doing various activities. Do a variety of activities in daily life such as praying for meditation, cooking, washing clothes, folding clothes, etc. you want to do normally

If you are low on memory Recommended daily entry Review what you have done yourself. Complemented by matching games, fetching games, various maze games. practice knowing direction They should also practice arithmetic, add and subtract numbers, and practice coloring. Including should exercise regularly Make your mind fresh and clear. eat nutritious food Avoid smoking / drinking alcohol, etc.

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refer : national today, wind blowers, chulabhorn hospital

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