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    alzheimer's disease. could there be a cure for it?

    this topic is not the greatest from me simply cuz my grandma has alzheimer's and it's getting worse in her case. but anyways, do u think there will be a cure for it in the near future? i know that my grandmother isn't the only one with alzheimer's but it's not a great feeling to have.

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    Well i definately hope so, from all the hearsay that i've come across within the past few months..things are sounding good as far as research on alzheimer's. Hope things brighten up

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    Well no one can say for sure, but yeah~ lots of people are looking forward to a cure. All we can do now and wait, that's the sad thing about medicine. Looking for a cure isn't easy.

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    its such a debilitating illness.. i cant imagine what it must be like to live knowing that you're forgetting all the experiences in your life.. that this thing is going to gradually consume your mind and the memories of your past along with it


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    I'm watching my grand-father-in-law fall into alzheimers. It is so frustrating for him, especially since he is a perfectionest. We are just hoping .... well it's hard to say what were hoping but none of us believe he has long left.

    Will there be a cure soon, no way to tell. They have been saying that they are close to a cure for over ten years now. Also Alzheimers usually occures at a time when everything else is going wrong physically/mentally. A general breakdown of health. Not always, just usually. If it's not one thing it's another. My grandmother had problems with her memories before she died and I can honestly say there are worse ways to go.

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    my Grand-mother have alzheimer. Now, she only sit and do nothing. Physicaly she their, but his mind is not with us.

    One day, maybe, a cure will appear, but she will not be here to see it.

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    In a far futur they will surelly find a cure, cause we will all have HD in our brain so we will just have to back-up the data...


    No really, I hope we will find a cure. What is moor sed than to forget or to be forgot.....
    Coming soon.........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightwish
    this topic is not the greatest from me simply cuz my grandma has alzheimer's and it's getting worse in her case. but anyways, do u think there will be a cure for it in the near future? i know that my grandmother isn't the only one with alzheimer's but it's not a great feeling to have.
    My condolences. My grandmother had alzheimers, so I understand the
    sadness and often frustration watching a loved one go through that.
    How long has she had it? Have her doctors tried anything like Aricept
    or anything? My grandmother was put on it and it did seem to slow
    it down a little bit.

    As for whether there will ever be a cure, I'm sure that there will be one
    day. But they have to find out the cause first. If you feel so inclined,
    you might try calling one of the research organizations, like the
    Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Foundation or Alzheimer's Prevention
    Foundation and seeing if you could volunteer for testing. You have a
    family member that has it, so you might be genetically disposed to it.
    And I mean tests, not experiments. Things like MRIs and such.

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