龙腾英语——英语阅读理解与完形填空周计划（高二年级）第2版 - 中国高校教材图书网
If a person forgets names, places or facts—and has trouble with everyday things like reading or shopping—it may not mean you are getting old. It could be Alzheimers disease. So its important to see a doctor as soon as you can. There is no cure for Alzheimers. But a drug called ARICEPT has been used by millions of people to help their symptoms. In studies, ARICEPT has been proved to work for Alzheimers. It has helped people improve their memory over time. It has also helped them to keep doing everyday things on their own. Ask your doctor if ARICEPT is right for you or your loved one. It is the Number One drug for Alzheimers in the world. The sooner you know its Alzheimers, the better ARICEPT can help. ARICEPT is good for many but may not be good for everyone. Some people may experience not sleeping well, feeling very tired, or not wanting to eat. In studies, these sideeffects werent serious at all and went away over time. Some people taking ARICEPT may feel lightheaded. In this case you should tell your doctors because your condition may get worse.
symptomn. 症状；征兆:What is the symptom of flu?流感有什么症状?/The riots are a symptom of a deeper problem. 暴乱反映出更深层的问题。
lightheadedadj. 晕眩的，神志不清的：The decrease in oxygen made the climbers lightheaded. 缺氧使登山者头晕目眩。
sideeffectn. 副作用:Unpleasant sideeffects of the drug may be headaches or sickness. 这种药物可能会引起头痛、恶心等不舒服的副作用。
agev. （ageing或aging) 变老，衰老：Hes aged a lot recently. 近来他老了许多。
desiren. 愿望，欲望:I have no desire to visit that place again. 我不想再去那地方。
1. If one suffers from Alzheimers, .
A. he has trouble with his memoryB. he cant do everyday things on his own
C. he often forgets things because he is oldD. he cant move about
2. What is ARICEPT?
A. A medicine to cure Alzheimers.
B. A medicine to delay signs of aging.
C. A medicine to reduce the symptoms of Alzheimers.
D. A medicine to cure brain damage.
3. One who is taking ARICEPT should go to see a doctor if he .
A. cant fall asleepB. feels tired out
C. has no desire to eatD. feels like a drunken man