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Is It Possible For Young People In Their 20s Or 30s To Get Alzheimer's Disease
What would cause memory problems in young male(<20 yo) ? Can it be sleep apnea ? Alzheimer disease ? Thanking you.
Many reasons: Sleep apnea can cause memory problems, but you would have other symptoms. Do you have daytime fatigue? mood changes? do you snore? Are you normal weight? Do you lie flat on your back when you sleep? To have Alzheimer's THIS young, you would need a LONG family hx and/or have Down's syndrome. There are other simple vitamin/hormone deficiencies possible. See your doc for some bloodwork. Be well : ) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is rare: There are rare forms of early-onset alzheimer disease that run in families. These forms of alzheimer disease are usually cause by mutations in one of three genes. People with these mutations often develop alzheimer disease in their 40s and 50s. Families with multiple people suffering from early-onset alzheimer disease may wish to consider genetic testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will you eventually get alzheimer's disease if you get old enough, even if you don't have any of the genes?
Unknown: There is no known answer to this question. We do know that there are people over the age of 100 who do not have alzheimers disease. We also know that there are people who have no clinical evidence of alzheimers at their death but who do have brain changes suggesting that they do have the illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do cases of alzheimer's disease get better with medications and is there a relation between having alzheimer's and hypothyrodism ?
A young 29 years could be alzheimer's disease? He is long forgotten, just remember things from childhood.Forget things that i ask, the task of the day.
Which help?: There are many different kinds of help that could be provided but they depend on the stage of the disease and needs of the patient. ...Read more