Alzheimer's disease is so bad. The article is correct there is no
medication that I know of that does much for this disease. A couple who are
close friends to me where both of them are in their 50's, and the wife is
already in the middle stages of Alzheimer's. It is so sad to watch. It
would be wonderful if we could make a breakthrough in the treatment of this
horrible disease. I have seen it progress where the people in the last stages
are truly nothing more than just a shell. At the end they truly don't even
know who anyone is including themselves.
Sad for the relatives that brains of elderly deteriorate before death to the
point of non-recognition of loved ones.Nevertheless, if we are alive
we have a guarantee that we are going to die.From the Book of Mormon
we learn that death normally comes at the age of 72.The three that escaped
this mandate of death are just stalling. These three Nephites will also get the
opportunity to die.We also have a guarantee that we will be
resurrected.Lets not get too carried away with funding for this
'disease'. Is death a disease?
I've been caring for my Aunt for well over a year now. There is no words
that can describe the sadness that I experience each visit. My biggest fear is
that it is genetically set and that I am doomed for the same disease. We need
more funding and more interest in finding a solution. This is such a horrid
disease. I don't buy it that it is because we are growing old there has to
be something that we can do.
father-in-law died of this. What a terrible disease. A slow slow death and a sad
re:Iron&Clay's remarks. I might have once thought like you seem to-we
all have to die sometime of something. That is until my mother was diagnosed
with Alzheimer's. If you haven't been personally impacted by this
insidious disease, I don't think you can fully understand just what a
horrific way it is to go. You watch your loved one "die" a little bit
day by day over sometimes a decade until their mind is completely gone. And, the
physical toll it takes on caregivers is indescribable. AD is an unbelievable
financial burden as well on the family and on society at large. Where do you
think the money comes from when the family (saying there is any) can no longer
provide round the clock nursing care and the sufferer ultimately has to be
placed in a nursing home? And AD is not just an old age disease. I know
a wonderful man who was diagnosed in his 50's. Don't wait until you or
a loved one is impacted by this terrible disease. Support research for a cure,
or at least for something to ease the suffering.
I fixed the bone to bone grinding in my knees over 14 years ago and fixed the
"gowning pains" is what the doctor call them, in my 7 year old. He would
wake up at night with killer leg pains and screem and grind his teath and have
noise bleeds while he slept. I fixed all these problems with nutrition. Call me
stupid and others have called me other things as well. One BIG question here?
If I had not fixed the "growing pains" problem and others what other
kind of problems would these problems have grown into over the next 50 years?
Can we say maybe Alzheimer's