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Early signs of altzheimer?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Mostly memory loss

Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory.
Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate.

In brief: Mostly memory loss

Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory.
Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Alzheimer's stages

Gomto this web site for deep understanding of the stages.
http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_stages_of_alzheimers.asp.

In brief: Alzheimer's stages

Gomto this web site for deep understanding of the stages.
http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_stages_of_alzheimers.asp.
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