Tuesday, September 11, 2012

How Can Piracetam Help Benefit Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most serious forms of mental decline and dementia that affects all aspects of one's life including thinking, behavior and memory. While, the disease start with a gradual loss of memory, it soon takes the shape of rapid and progressive mental decline finally resulting in the complete loss of memory and mental ability of the individual.

As brain is the main controlling organ of the body, loss of brain function signals death and decay of entire physiology of the individual. While the main causes of dementia are still unknown, it has been cited that following conditions increase the person's risk of getting dementia and Alzheimer's disease:

  • ·            If you are over 65 years of age
  •         Have a close relative with dementia or Alzheimer's disease
  • ·           Head injury or trauma
  • ·           Hypertension
  • ·           Have faulty gene associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Certain depression symptoms such as lonliness, lack of interest in day to day activities, loss of a loved one, lack of energy, difficulty in concentrating and focusing on things, difficulty in learning and understanding new skills and things etc. can all contribute to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Since, Alzheimer's disease results in a rapid brain cell death, successful treatment depends on preventing this progressive brain cell damage. As piracetam has been found to increase blood circulation to the brain, it can help supply essential nutrients and oxygen to the brain cells and thus help protect them from rapid damage.

Apart from, piracetam has also been found to enhance communication between the left and right side of the brain, thereby making it extremely helpful in conditions like chronic cerebral ischemia, alcoholism and dyslexia learning abilities.

Being a nootropic and that too the mildest nootropic available, piracetam side effects are very mild and rare.

1 comment:

  1. Alzheimer's is an illness that affects the brain and when someone suffers from this disease, his or her chances of totally recovering is close to nil.

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