Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease
There are a variety of symptoms that characterize Alzheimer’s Disease. Since no two cases of the disease are exactly alike, the symptoms listed below can only be used as a guide. A cognitve function test from a health professional is the next step if you feel your loved one may have the disease.
- Short term memory loss. Trouble with recently learned information.
- Difficulty with speech, forming sentences and remembering words.
- Trouble following instructions, recipes and paying bills.
- Difficulty performing routine tasks and driving to familiar locations.
- Vision and perception impairment. Difficulty reading and vision confusion.
- Frequently losing items with difficulty retracing steps to find the item.
- Social withdrawal, lack of outside interests and activities.
- Changes in personality. Increased confusion, temper and frustration.
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