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20 Jan 2003

Curious about Altzheimers disease
Hi Doc,
I was listening to a radio program about Altzheimers disease, bit unfortunately only cought the end of the discussion.Now i am curious to know about it. Can you please tell me what causes this disease and i have only really heard of elderly people getting it. Are there ways of preventing this disease, like you can prevent heart disease by exercising and eating healthly? Thanks.
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

CR, if you still have questions after having read the info in our A-Z of diseases, please post them as a new question and I’ll do my best to answer them. There is an Alzheimer's association (ARDA) in Johannesburg that will send you some literature on request. Their phone numbers are (011) 678-9413 and (011) 726-6630. Good luck.

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