Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia. Alzheimer's damages the brain and results in memory loss, difficulty thinking and solving problems. The biggest risk of developing Alzheimer's is aging, it is most frequently found in people over 65 years of age. Alzheimer's is a serious disease that lowers peoples life expectancy. The treatments for Alzheimer's include powerful medicines that have significant side effects. Many people are searching for alternative treatments, and in conjunction with your medicines, and at the discretion of your primary care provider the follow herbs can be of potential use for Alzheimer's: