The month of June is designated as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.
During this time, Maverick County Hospital District emphasizes a greater focus on bringing awareness to this disease that affects approximately 5.8 million people in the United States. In Texas, 390,000 people age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease of the brain that causes dementia, which is a gradual loss of memory, judgment, and ability to function. This disorder usually appears in people older than age 65, but less common forms of the disease appear earlier in adulthood.
At Maverick County Hospital District, Neurologist Dr. Praveen Thangada, MD can help you or a loved one with any issues related to the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
With over 30 years of experience in the field of neurological disorders and diseases, Dr. Thangada can assist you in the diagnosing, monitoring, and treatment of any neurological disease / disorder.
For more information or to schedule an appointment call (830) 757-4900 or (830) 757-4901.
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