World Alzheimer's Month (September)- Dementia Around the World

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Alzheimer’s disease also called senile dementia. Dementia is a worldwide health disease problem and one of the leading causes of death. approx Fifty million people live with dementia worldwide, with someone developing the condition every three seconds.

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World Alzheimer’s MonthSeptember- Dementia Around the World Alzheimer’s disease also called senile dementia. Dementia is a worldwide health disease problem and one of the leading causes of death. approx Fifty million people live with dementia worldwide with someone developing the condition every three seconds. Globally diagnosis of dementia disease rates are low research is underfunded and people are receiving substandard or no care for this disease with stigma in many communities remaining rife. But there are In some countries there’s not even a word for dementia disease. Alzheimer’s Society is a founding member of the Global Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia Action Alliance a coalition of NGOs seeking to champion global action on dementia disease. With the help of international NGO partners dementia is starting to be recognized as a core development issue and also International civil society has a key role to play in tackling the dementia disease crisis taking action with global governments to ensure that people affected with dementia disease are not left behind.

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Dementia disease key facts and figures-  With dementia disease every three seconds someone in the world  Worldwide 2. 50 million people live with Dementia disease  Dementia is now a 1 trillion disease  More than half of people living with dementia worldwide 58 live in low and middle-income countries.  In the year 2050 projected the number of people with dementia is projected to almost triple to 131.5 million.  Dementia disease is one of the top 5 causes of death. Treatments:- Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease consists of different activity and with the help of medications. No permanent treatment for this disease but medications and management strategies may temporarily improve the symptoms of this disease. Some treatment given in below points- 1.Medications-  Cognition-enhancing medication  Improves mental function  lowers blood pressure  may balance mood 2. Self-care-  Physical exercise 3.Specialists-  Occupational therapist  Geriatrician  Neurologist  Psychiatrist

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 Primary care provider time to time But I think you can control dementia disease symptoms with the help of regular exercise and take healthy diet plan. You can also consult a doctor for medical advice and doctor may prescribe Anti-Alzheimer’s drugs and some prescription drugs to control the Alzheimer’s disease.

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