When a condition strikes it doesn’t target an identifiable group of individuals. It can be affecting everyone. It is one of the more subtle of these illnesses is Alzheimer’s. It could be affecting you without aware of it. It’s the most widespread kind of dementia that can be affecting anyone at any time. Did you know that over 50 million people suffer from dementia around the globe? In the last few days, Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth in an interview interview Vanity Fair revealed that he is taking some “time free” from acting after he was told the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.

Chris Hemsworth takes a break after learning about the Alzheimer’s risk

“The Avengers” actor was informed of the dangers of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s following a series of tests. In the interview, he stated that the results confirmed his “biggest anxiety” and something that caused him to take time away from work.

It's crucial to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease prevention and symptoms.
It’s crucial to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease prevention and symptoms. 
Hemsworth has discovered that Hemsworth is carrying two versions of ApoE4 one of each parents, which increases the risk of contracting the disease by between eight and ten times over those who do not carry two versions of the gene according to reports. The actor, however, clarified during the interview that he’s no medical diagnosis for the illness. He’s at a higher risk of being identified with Alzheimer’s. The reason he brought attention to the problem was to increase awareness of the condition.
He also discussed the methods he’s implementing in his daily life to cut back the impact of dementia. A healthy diet and getting enough sleep, as well as exercise, sleep, and managing stress are among the best strategies to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s if implemented regularly.

How can I tell if someone has Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s is known as a type of brain disorder which can affect memory and thinking abilities as well as the ability to perform simple tasks according to the National Institute of Ageing. The Institute also states that the condition is named for Dr. Alois Alzheimer. After observing some changes in the brain tissue of the woman who died from a rare mental disorder in the year 1906. Some of the signs they experienced included the loss of memory as well as linguistic issues and an unpredictable behavior.

The signs of Alzheimer’s disease

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the following are the most commonly reported indicators of dementia are:

  • Memory loss can affect everyday life, for example repeating the same question or becoming disoriented in the same environment.
  • The inability of making decisions
  • It is becoming difficult to manage your finances and pay the bills
  • Inability to complete familiar tasks either at home, or in the workplace
  • Things getting lost and being unable to locate them
  • Changes in mood or behaviour

One typical sign of Alzheimer's disease is mood swings. 
One typical sign of Alzheimer’s disease is mood swings.

If you or someone knows has experienced these symptoms, consult your physician today to prevent problems.

Treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Although there isn’t a cure for this disease, studies suggest that medicines can reduce symptoms and address the behavioral issues that plague those affected by the illness. It is recommended that you consult with visit your physician if you observe any indications or symptoms of the condition.


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