Women's Health
Rebecca John 13 Feb, 2019 12:44 73367 20

Ever Wondered Why Alzheimer's Hits More on Women Than Men

Gender discrimination.

Occasional memory lapses are quite something all of us experience some time or the other. Losing track of where you put your keys or forgetting someone's name are no cause of worry unless forgetfulness persists and worsens. If these symptoms start affecting your ability to function at work or at home, treat it as an alert.

Dementia is an umbrella term for conditions caused due to brain injuries or ailments that affect memory, thinking, and behavior in a negative way. Alzheimer’s is a progressive form of dementia.

The element of surprise is Alzheimer's today outstrips more famously ‘female’ diseases. Let's delve a little deeper to know why. Read on.