Published on: March 8, 2012
by Alzheimer’s Association
Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease:
Alzheimer’s disease affects people in different ways, but the most common symptom pattern begins with gradually worsening ability to remember new information. This occurs because disruption of brain cell function sually begins in brain regions involved in forming new memories. As damage spreads, individuals experience other difficulties.
The following are warning signs of Alzheimer’s:
• Memory loss that disrupts daily life.
• Challenges in planning or solving problems.
• Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure.
• Confusion with time or place.
• Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships.
• New problems with words in speaking or writing.
• Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps.
• Decreased or poor judgment.
• Withdrawal from work or social activities.
• Changes in mood and personality
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