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HEALTH - Alzheimer's and World Alzheimer's Day
 

Every 71 Seconds Someone Develops Alzheimer's.

World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated in September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia. Due to lack of awareness of AD, most patients / family members tend to ignore the symptoms of the disease as a normal part of the aging process.

 
 

Creating mass awareness about this tragic condition can help detect Alzheimer’s at an early stage and provide appropriate treatment, support and care for patients.

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. At the moment, Alzheimer's is progressive and irreversible. Each year a theme is selected and prepares and distributes promotional materials to the member Alzheimer associations, other organisations and individuals around the world. The day is also used as an opportunity to launch new research and products to help improve the quality of life for people with dementia.

 
 

There are an estimated 24 million people around the world who currently have dementia. It is estimated that about five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease, and about 360,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. Alzheimer's affects about 10 percent of people ages of 65 and above.

 
 

Recent studies reveal that turmeric is a useful remedy for both prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Together we can do a lot for the Alzheimer's afflicted; so, join the movement ! Be a part of the Cure.

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