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Alzheimer's Disease symptoms
Alzheimer's Disease

Symptoms could include:

  • Confusion is a symptom that makes you feel as if you can't think clearly. You might feel disoriented and have a hard time focusing or making decisions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Disorientation, the lack of being able to correctly identify oneself, one's location, or the date and time, is a sign of an altered mental status. An alteration in mental status is often an indication of a serious medical problem, requiring prompt medical attention.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Agnosia is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize common objects, people, or sounds, in the absence of perceptual disability.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unusual or strange behavior is behavior that is not appropriate to the circumstances. It occurs when a person is unnaturally moody, aggressive, euphoric, or mild-tempered. Fluctuations in mood from time to time are normal. However, unusual reactio...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Personality changes are alterations in the behavior, thinking and interactions of a person from their established character. These changes may be indicative of chemical dependencies, psychiatric illness, dementia, trauma, illness, altered body chemistry or temperature, or poisoning.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Everyone occasionally experiences forgetfulness. Mild memory loss tends to increase with age and is generally no cause for concern. But progressive memory loss due to illnesses like Alzheimer's disease can be serious.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Delusions are beliefs or ideas that are thoroughly believed to be true, despite being demonstrably false.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel incontinence, also called fecal incontinence, is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Severity can range from an infrequent involuntary passage of small amounts of stool to a total loss of bowel control.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Unsteady gait is a symptom of instability while walking. Problems with walking can be due to disease or injury to the legs, feet, spine, or brain.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Unsteady gait is a problem with walking in a coordinated manner maintaining postural control. Unsteady when walking, unstable when walking, unstable gait, instability of gait, disequibrilium when walking, disequilibrium when walking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn about walking abnormalities and what causes them. Find information on walking abnormality symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
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