Risk Factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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What Are the Risk Factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease?

Most people have no idea what Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is until it affects a member of their family. CJD is a progressive brain disorder that causes dementia and, ultimately, death. The symptoms of the disease are much like those of other kinds of dementia, like Alzheimer’s disease. However, the progression of the disease is much faster. Knowing more about the disease is one of the first steps in being a more effective caregiver to someone with CJD. Overview of CJD CJD became more ... Read more