Alzheimer's Disease

Just trying to understand the disease really... I am not medically trained.

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Alzheimer's Disease by Mind Map: Alzheimer's Disease

1. Loss of brain function

2. Affects Semantic Memories

2.1. New memories affected, understanding and general knowledge tend to be problamatic.

3. Angiopathy

3.1. Veins

3.2. Capilliaries

3.3. Arteries

4. Pathology

4.1. The study of disease

5. Cerebral

5.1. Ischemic

5.1.1. Blood restriction to tissue

5.1.2. Shortage of oxygen

5.1.3. Shortage of glucose

5.2. Hemorrhagic

6. Hypoperfusion

7. Phosphodiesterase

7.1. Enzyme

8. Cerebrovascular

8.1. Hypertension

9. Beta Amyloid

9.1. Proteinaceous

9.2. Amyloid

9.3. Aβ

9.4. Albumoid

9.5. Extracellular

9.6. Oligomer

10. Type 3 Diabetes

11. Blood–Brain Barrier

11.1. Semipermeable membrane

11.1.1. Brainpeps

11.2. Becomes more permeable during inflammation

11.2.1. What causes inflammation?

11.2.1.1. Glial

11.2.1.1.1. Homeostasis

11.2.1.1.2. Myelin

11.2.1.2. Leukocytes

11.2.2. Phagocyte

11.2.3. Virus

11.2.4. Bacteria

11.3. Nanoparticles

11.3.1. Liposome

11.3.1.1. Glucose?

11.4. Disrupted from AD?

11.5. Astrocyte

11.5.1. Glutamates

12. BIIB 037

13. Video

14. Methanesulfonyl Fluoride

14.1. Potentially toxic

14.2. Inhibits enzymes in the brain

14.3. Inhibits stomach enzymes but these do recover faster

14.3.1. Less side effects

15. http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org

16. Neurofibrillary Tangle

16.1. Tau Protein

17. REMENTIA

17.1. Rehabilitation

17.1.1. Speech-Language Pathology

17.1.2. Occupational Therapy

17.1.3. Eye–Hand Coordination

17.1.4. Cognitive Processes

17.1.5. Neurocognitive

18. By Your Side!

19. Reversal of Cognitive Decline

20. Alzheimer's Disease USA

21. AD Support

22. NASA Experiments on International Space Station