Brain Trauma Affect Elderly Adults

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The brain is complex, but vulnerable. Over sixty million US citizens have brain issues such as developmental diseases, which include: learning disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. Others include antisocial behaviour and schizophrenia that originates in childhood and continues throughout his or her life. Degenerative diseases of adult life include: Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease, among others. These diseases often affect elderly adults and are caused by the deterioration of nerve cells, eventually leading to the death of cells. Others include trauma – either a cancerous or noncancerous growth of abnormal cells in brains. Brain trauma is a dysfunction of the brain,
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