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What symptoms suggest dementia?

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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: See below

This is classical 10 warning signs and symptoms from web site of alzheimer association.
http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.asp once you identify signs and symptoms, then please contact your primary care physician, geriatrician, neurologist or geriatric psychiatrist.

In brief: See below

This is classical 10 warning signs and symptoms from web site of alzheimer association.
http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.asp once you identify signs and symptoms, then please contact your primary care physician, geriatrician, neurologist or geriatric psychiatrist.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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In brief: Impaired thinking

Dementia is a term meaning a progressive decline in thinking abilities that interfere with activities of daily living.
Dementia can be seen with progressive declines in memory, language, visuospatial and perceptual functions, executive functions and behavior. The most common is the memory loss seen in alzheimer's disease. See: http://alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_alzheimers_disease.Asp for more info.

In brief: Impaired thinking

Dementia is a term meaning a progressive decline in thinking abilities that interfere with activities of daily living.
Dementia can be seen with progressive declines in memory, language, visuospatial and perceptual functions, executive functions and behavior. The most common is the memory loss seen in alzheimer's disease. See: http://alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_alzheimers_disease.Asp for more info.
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