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Dementia symptoms

Symptoms could include:

  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Irritable Mood
  • Memory Impairment
  • Disorientation
  • Personality Change
  • Agnosia
  • Forgetful
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Impaired Judgement
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Progressive Memory Loss
  • Poor Short-Term Memory
  • Mobility Limitation
  • Impaired Abstract Thinking
  • Rambling Speech
  • Impaired Self-Care
  • Difficulty Solving Problems
  • Poor Long Term Memory
  • Sensory Agnosia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Falls
  • Sleeplessness
  • Asthenia
  • Aphasia
  • Delusions
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Hostility
  • Depressed Mood
  • Illusions
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Unable to Speak
  • Fidgeting
  • Frequent Falls
  • Difficulty Falling Asleep
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Speech Impairment
  • Unable to Concentrate
  • Unable to Write
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Early Awakening
  • Difficulty Staying Asleep
  • Unable to Think Clearly
  • Temper Problem
  • Perception Disturbance
  • Indifferent Mood
  • Unable to Control Emotions
  • Retrograde amnesia
  • 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 ...
  • Irritability is a feeling of agitation. When you're irritable, you become frustrated or upset easily. You might experience it in response to stressful situations. It may also be a symptom of a mental or physical health condition.
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
  • 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.
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • 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.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue, or tiredness. A person experiencing weakness may not be able to move a certain part of their body properly. They may also experience tremors, which are uncontrollable movements, or twitches in the area of w...
  • Delusions are beliefs or ideas that are thoroughly believed to be true, despite being demonstrably false.
  • 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.
    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.
  • Fidgeting is usually used to describe someone who is seen as not being able to sit still. Fidgety people move in their seats constantly, move their hands and feet and appear to be in perpetual motion.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Fidgeting is making small movements with your body, usually your hands and feet. It's associated with not paying attention.
  • Learn about walking abnormalities and what causes them. Find information on walking abnormality symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
  • 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
  • The ability to concentrate is a function of mental status and cognition. Impairment of the ability to concentrate can be a problem of neurologic or psychiatric origin or a combination of behavior and mentation.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Unable to concentrate is the inability to maintain attention and focus on a task or being easily distracted.
  • Emotional content floods the brain in response to our experiences, physiological and psychological states. Most of us learn how to prevent emotions from interfering with functioning as we mature.
    Date:December 31, 2007
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