What disease do you fear getting the most?

I fear getting alzheimer’s disease or dementia when I get older the most. Followed closely by cancer.
But I think the deterioration of the mind is scarier than even cancer.

Both of my grandparents on my dad’s side had alzheimer’s but, fortunately, neither on my mom’s side did.

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My grandfather died in Levy dopa dementia. Scary!

But from what I know, it’s not genetic! Or am I wrong?

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Probably dementia. Cooties is up there, too.

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Dementia.
My Mom slowly withered away mentally.
She died from advanced dementia in 2019.
God bless her.

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Ligma

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Whatever disease you die slow and painfully from.

I really don’t worry tbh. I just take one day at a time and enjoy it.

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Dementia, stroke, aneurysm, lung cancer, cancer, throat cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and heart attack.

Aw, shucks, I’m in too good a mood to even think about it.

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I think I already have it.

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I’m scared I’ll get cancer tbh

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I’m scared of alzhiemers.

It just sounds like psychosis kind of.

But like non stop full blown psychosis

I remember a person telling me how their grandma was wailing all the time and lost their appetite

It sounds truly awful.

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But fortunately there is things one can do to reduce their risk of it.

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Cancer - My cousin at 48 copped it, as did my 2 uncles and grand mother.

It runs in my family i guess.

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Locked-in syndrome.

Your body can’t move. You can’t talk, you can’t smile. To the outside world, you’re a vegetable. But you’re still in there. You’re in there and fully aware of everything that’s going on around you.

And unless someone trains a computer to respond to your eye movements, you have no way to communicate.
No one will ever know your mind is intact

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All of them. I’d rather die young in some accident or assault, than die of disease.

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A hemiplegic stroke. Or cancer.

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Why worry about hypotheticals? Life is full of pain, doesn’t mean you need to anticipate all of it. It always seems worse than it really is.

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Schizophrenia. 15

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There are so many diseases that I wouldn’t want.

I have had a real fear of developing Tardive Dyskinesia ever since being put on antipsychotics. So far so good, the APs I’ve been on long term have a lower incidence of the condition.

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My grandad had Parkinson’s disease

Not sure if that’s genetic but it wasn’t pleasant to watch

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