11) Physiological Effects - - - The physiological effects of Alzheimer’s are just as worse as the psychological effects. Primarily, mobility and coordination usual decline. Mobility devices, such as a wheelchair, may be required in order to get around. Furthermore, a person with the disease may be unable to bathe, brush his or her teeth, and other easy daily tasks without the help of someone else. Loss of control over bowel movements may even become present.
Statistics show that four out of five Americans will suffer from acute back pain in their lifetime. Unfortunately, even with the scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment over the last twenty years, the medical treatment that back pain sufferers receive is often ineffective. Many patients still experience multiple referrals, excessive diagnostic studies, and, at times, inappropriate procedures.