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Ask the Doctors - What is the cause of death in Alzheimer's disease?

July 5, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What is the cause of death in Alzheimer’s disease?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I understand that Alzheimer’s disease causes memory loss and leads to dementia. But when someone has Alzheimer’s, what is the actual cause of death? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease of the brain in which dementia is the most noticeable of numerous symptoms. Changes within the tissues of the brain slowly destroy vital […]

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer’s disease, Ask the Doctors, cause of death, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko