Some statistics to consider
Today, more than 5 million American are struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, and every year, at least 500,000 expire due to the disease. Furthermore, the life of these individuals after their diagnosis is rarely amenable, which makes their final years both taxing and stressful not only for patients but for caregivers as well. The disease accounts for over 60% of dementia cases, making it one of the most common conditions in this category. For these reasons, identifying the causes which may lead to an eventual diagnosis become the top priority for those with several risk factors.