Etiology, Symptoms, Neuropathology and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Neurodegenerative Disorder
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurological disorder reflected by memory loss and affecting daily living activities. The pathological alterations of Alzheimer’s disease are mainly through neuritic plaques which are the accumulation of beta-amyloid protein and also neurofibrillary tangles. This review has been accomplished on various pathological alterations, causes, treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease targeting towards cholinergic deficiency, inflammation and oxidative stress. The management and therapy of Alzheimer’s disease include Memantine, cholinesterase inhibitors, ACE inhibitors, secretase inhibitors and anti-
inflammatory drugs including various vitamins, minerals and herbal drugs. This review aims to focus on the mechanism of oxidative stress including its role in the progression of the disease.
How to cite this article: Vishwakarma VK, Paswan SK, Shukla N et al. Etiology, Symptoms, Neuropathology and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Neurodegenerative Disorder. Int J Adv Res Pharm Edu 2020; 2(1): 16-23.
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