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When you get alzheimer's does that make you speak a different language?

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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Not necessarily

Often in the late stages speech fluency & content becomes impaired.
It is not unusual for the patients to revert to their native language or language of the old country even if they have been fluent in english.

In brief: Not necessarily

Often in the late stages speech fluency & content becomes impaired.
It is not unusual for the patients to revert to their native language or language of the old country even if they have been fluent in english.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: No

However due to loss of higher CNS functions a person may lose enough skill to become unintelligible.

In brief: No

However due to loss of higher CNS functions a person may lose enough skill to become unintelligible.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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