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How Long Does It Take To Die From Alzheimer's?

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Posted on Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Question: how long can you live with having altizmers
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Erion Spaho (18 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Around 10 years.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

It depends on the stage of the disease when diagnosed, for most of the cases with Alzheimer's average life expectancy after diagnosis is around 10 years.

Correctly treated patients may live up to 20 years after the diagnosis.

Hope this answers your question

Take care.
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Dr. Dr. Erion Spaho

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Practicing since :2004

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How Long Does It Take To Die From Alzheimer's?

Brief Answer: Around 10 years. Detailed Answer: Hello and thanks for using HCM. I have read your question and understand your concerns. It depends on the stage of the disease when diagnosed, for most of the cases with Alzheimer's average life expectancy after diagnosis is around 10 years. Correctly treated patients may live up to 20 years after the diagnosis. Hope this answers your question Take care.