Alzheimer’s is the most common manifestation of dementia which is a general terms for the loss of memory and cognitive abilities that are debilitating enough to negatively affect the proper functioning of life. Around 2/3rds of dementia cases are Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s starts slowly but worsens of the time. Its most common symptoms are difficulty in remembering recent events. As the disease progresses, its symptoms include problems in speech, mood problems, disorientation and behavioral problems. Alzheimer’s eventually leads to the loss of many bodily functions and ultimately death.