FAQ: What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to affect more than 5.3 million people. Alzheimer’s can start developing as early as age 40 years. A strong family history of the disease presents high risk of early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

Early management of Alzheimer’s disease is critical in arresting the disease before great damage to the neurons and the nervous damage. There are about five FDA-approved drugs in the market that are used to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20160707/early-onset-alzheimers-faq

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