Tay-Sachs Disease symptoms
Tay-Sachs Disease

Symptoms could include:

  • Megalencephaly is a condition that results in the development of an abnormally large brain.
  • Mental retardation or intellectual disability, (MR/ID), exists in children whose brains do not develop properly or function within the normal range. There are four levels of retardation: mild, moderate, severe, and profound. Sometimes, MR/ID may b...
  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing dementia, like learning a new language.
  • Dementia may affect memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. Mental impairment must affect at least two brain functions to be considered dementia.
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
  • It's up to you to help others know and understand how your epilepsy affects you. With knowledge comes understanding.
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
  • Everyone occasionally experiences forgetfulness. Mild memory loss tends to increase with age and is generally no cause for concern. However, there is a difference between mild memory loss due to normal aging and progressive or extreme memory loss ...
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Aimless movements can be a symptom of a primary or secondary movement disorder, side effect of a medication, psychiatric disturbance or dementia. Aimless or purposeless movement is therefore a significant symptom requiring evaluation by a physician to determine the origin of the problem.
    Date:November 30, 2007
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