Information in simple English

What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that begins slowly and worsens with time. 

The disease causes havoc on a person's memory, thinking, learning, and organisational abilities, eventually impairing their capacity to carry out basic everyday tasks. This disease is a type of dementia.

What are the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?

  • loss of memory
  • linguistic difficulties
  • disorientation
  • fluctuations in mood

Is there a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease has no known cure. According to some reports, coconut oil or dietary supplements can cure or prevent Alzheimer's disease. These statements, however, are not backed up by scientific research.