Doctors know that Alzheimer's patients have amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain. These are accumulations of proteins that attach themselves to brain cells. There is on-going research as to why this occurs in some people and not others. Fam...
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What causes Alzheimer’s is very complex. And what they know is that they find amyloid flax untangles in the brain. These are accumulations of proteins that attached themselves to the brain cells and affect the ability of the brain cells to communicate with one another. So they know what it looks like, but they don’t know why that would happen in some people and not to others.

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