Dementia & Alzheimer's
Neurodegenerative disease, like dementia and Alzheimer's, are a range of
conditions affecting the brain neurons.
Neurons are the building blocks
of the nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord. Neurons
normally don’t reproduce or replace themselves, so when they become
damaged or die they cannot be replaced by the body. Examples of
neurodegenerative diseases include Alzheimer’s and
Huntington’s disease. Neurodegenerative diseases are incurable and can
have debilitating conditions that result in progressive degeneration causing problems with movement and/or mental
functions. Dementia is responsible for the degeneration associated with
Lakeshore Health Partners - Neurology
April Yuki, MD, Lakeshore Health Partners—Neurology, talks about Aging & Memory Loss.
April Yuki, MD, Lakeshore Health Partners--Neurology, discusses aging and memory loss. Find out what is normal and when to be concerned.