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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease

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What is Alzheimer’s disease?

It is a progressive mental health disorder which occurs mainly during the middle or old ages. Alzheimer’s disease is caused due to the death of brain cells which may damage the memory of a person permanently.

So, how to identify if someone suffering from Alzheimer’s diseases?

There are some specific warning signs exists to indicate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease:

  • Memory difficulties-

One of the most common warning signs in Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. Particularly, the individual continuously forgets the lastly learnt information, important events and dates.

  • Difficulty in planning –

Losing the track while performing simple or familiar task makes the individual feel confused. Ultimately, they become frustrated due to the blankness.

  • Difficulty understanding direction-

Due to the abrupt memory decline, the individual might get lost in the familiar locations. Or may face troubles in driving to a well-known location.

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  • Confused with place and time-

An individual with Alzheimer’s disease might lose the track with dates, place and time more constantly.

  • Repeating same questions-

Sometimes the person may tend to ask the same questions again and again. Asforth mentioned this is due to the abrupt thought impairment.

  • Disagreeing with opinions-

They might resist other’s opinions for their mistakes of forgetfulness. And they can’t accept or understand if something that is not happening immediately.

  • Difficulty with familiar tasks-

The individual might face trouble in focusing on regular assignments which they used to do earlier. Especially, the person finds hard to remember or perform the tasks that deal with numbers.

  • Misplacing things-

The person may place the things in unusual or inappropriate spots. The individual cannot recall the step to find them again. Additionally, they may accuse others of stealing or misplacing more frequently over time.

  • Poor judgement-

A person with Alzheimer’s disease might encounter few drastic changes in the area of judgement or decision-making. This factor might make them feel overwhelmed and fades the concentration.

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  • Social withdrawal-

Due to their experiences with the changes within themselves and the environment, they might start to isolate themselves from the family, friends and surroundings.  

Alzheimer’s Treatment:

Reason for your attention to this article may be a care that you hold on your loved one. Further delay may make it more difficult to care for the person.  Though there is no specific remedy for Alzheimer’s, medications and therapy can reduce the risk of this illness. Get help right now, we are just a call away. Book an appointment and talk to our counselors & medical professionals @ +91 96111 94949.

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