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Alzheimer's Disease symptoms
Alzheimer's Disease

Symptoms could include:

  • Dementia is a condition that affects the brain. A person with dementia displays diminished mental capabilities. These can include problems with memory, speaking and understanding speech (aphasia), planning, and performing other complex behaviors. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    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
  • Disorientation is an altered mental state. A person who's disoriented may not know their location and identity or the time and date.

    It's often accompanied with other symptoms such as:

    • confusion, or being unable to think wi...
      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
  • Apathy is a lack of interest in life activities and/or interacting with others. It can affect your ability to keep a job, maintain personal relationships, and enjoy life.

    Everybody experiences apathy from time to time. You may occasion...

    Source:HLCMS
  • 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
  • Hallucinations are sensations that appear real but are created by your mind. They can affect all five of your senses. For example, you might hear a voice that no one else in the room can hear or see an image that isn't real. These symptoms may be ...
    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
  • Gait, the process of walking, and balance are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body, including the:

    • ears
    • eyes
    • brain
    • muscles
    • sensory nerves
    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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