Alzheimer’s is a form of generative dementia that becomes disabling with the passing of time.
It is very developed at presenile age, i.e. over 65 years even though it can manifest itself before.
The disease is named after its discoverer, the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer who in 1907 studied the neuropathological aspects of a woman who had died as a result of an unknown mental illness.
An autopsy examination revealed the presence of amyloid plaques considered as the Alzheimer’s effects, which are still unknown to the cause today. (more…)