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Are there subtle changes in early Alzheimer's or dementia, that might normally be dismissed? Any other symptoms besides memory loss?

Are there subtle changes in early Alzheimer's or dementia, that might normally be dismissed? Any other symptoms besides memory loss?

Very subtle: Watch for irritability, frustration , sense of confusion. It will progress to anger, anxiety, depression.Depending on the premorbid intelectual level, the above signs will be more or less prominent. Still memory loss is the redflag! ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How to treat memory loss due to old age or brain impairment or Alzheimer's early symptoms.Suggest remedy or medicine or tonic not bla bla go to doc etc?

How to treat memory loss due to old age or brain impairment or Alzheimer's early symptoms.Suggest remedy or medicine or tonic not bla bla go to doc etc?

Proper diagnosis: Is important first. Aricept and / or Namenda (memantine) are common. Supplements suggested are bcomplex vitamins, exercise, and mentally challenging games like sudoku, crossword and memory exercises. Important to find out if this due to a neurodegenerative disease or just age-related decline ...Read more

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Am I suffering from early onset Alzheimer's ?

Am I suffering from early onset Alzheimer's ?

See a doctor: Make sure it is not Depression-See a doctor.Cook everything in coconut oil- may use extra virgin love oil. Eat grain free diet Paleo diet ...Read more

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My father had early onset alzheimer's. What are my chances of getting it?

My father had early onset alzheimer's. What are my chances of getting it?

Depends: If you are already 61 and do not have it then it is unlikely you will get early onset dementia. See a specialist for more specific odds. ...Read more

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My husband's mom had alzheimer's he is 72 & is starting to make up stories that aren't true, should I be concerned about early onset alzheimer's?

Maybe: There are several conditions that can result in telling stories (unintentional lying). The best way to know for sure is to have him evaluated by a physician (primary, psychiatry, neurology, or geriatrics). There are tests that can narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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My boyfriends mom got early onset alzheimer's at 50. What's the chances he will get it? Can it do anything preventative?

Depends on genetics: Several genes are related to early onset alzheimer's, such as ps-1, ps-2, app, but not clear that he has increased risk. Would behoove most people to consider that the incidence is lower when a person is social, physically active, and keeps learning. Some studies have suggested mediterranean diet, red wine, coffee, fatty fish, anti-oxidants as a way to decrease risk. Suggest he contact her doc. ...Read more

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Deeply confused, severe memory loss, debilitating cognitive impairment. Pick fights I don't remember! My bf worries early onset Alzheimer's but I'm 37!

Deeply confused, severe memory loss, debilitating cognitive impairment. Pick fights I don't remember! My bf worries early onset Alzheimer's but I'm 37!

See a doctor: The symptoms you describe are concerning and need to be explained. Please see your primary care doctor or a neurologist for a complete examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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How to know if I have early onset alzheimers?

How to know if I have early onset alzheimers?

10 signs: You can get this information at http://www.Alz.Org/national/documents/checklist_10signs.Pdf. ...Read more

Dr. Maureen Nash
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Alzheimer's Disease (Definition)

Alzheimer's disease is a progressively worsening brain disorder that affects memory. Symptoms usually begin with increasing forgetfulness and confusion and can progress to the inability to complete simple daily tasks. The cause of Alzheimer's is still generally unknown. Most patients with Alzheimer's usually become ...Read more