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Down Syndrome complications
Down Syndrome

Complications could include:

  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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
  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing the onset of these conditions.
    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
  • 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
  • Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hearing loss is when you're unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both of your ears. Hearing loss typically occurs gradually over time. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) reports that abou...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rinne and Weber tests use a tuning fork to check for hearing loss. Find out what's involved and what the results mean.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing sporadically and repeatedly stops and starts while a person sleeps. Learn about the causes and treatments for sleep apnea now.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Intestinal obstruction is the partial or total blockage of the intestines, which can be a medical emergency. Find out about causes and treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
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