Clinical Trials Volunteer

Do you have Alzheimer's Disease?  Would you want to be a  medical trial volunteer, assisting us in the research of new medicines for Alzheimer's Disease? In order to obtain a license for a new medicine, the pharmaceutical company that wants to produce it must firstly conduct research into the medicine. We have partnered with pharmacological companies.  They have been commissioned to conduct independent medical research. This research involves recruiting suitable volunteers that will benefi...
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Christel Maritz Psychologist

Christel Maritz Psychologist -  is a qualified Clinical Psychologist in practice for the past 22 years following a brain based approach to mental health. She is based in Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa.  Over the past 22 years she has come to realize that although there are different schools of psychotherapy, certain common denominators are occurring and that these denominators are brain based. ‘People seeking help from one therapist, may hear a completely different perspective about t...
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Alzheimer Disease Symptoms

Problems remembering familiar places, directions and the rules to a favorite game. Struggle to find the correct words for things and items or people and places. Disorientated to time and place - losing track of passage of time, seasons and dates. Decreased judgment, poor judgment and poor hygiene. Inability to judge distances. Vision problems - reading. Mood changes, behavioral changes and personality changes. Withdrawal from social, work and family activities. If you find th...
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What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer's disease or dementia for each person is different. Symptoms are common and people usually move through predictable stages. Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include loss of memory, trouble finding words, general disorientation, difficulty making judgments, problems with performing familiar tasks, losing or misplacing items,  difficulty writing or speaking as well as changes in behavior and personality. There is no cure yet.  The Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Did yo...
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