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Alzheimers Disease and other Cognitive Disorders

Health Tip: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

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(HealthDay News) -- Nearly 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Alzheimer's Association says.

The association lists 10 warnings signs of Alzheimer's:

  • Memory lapses that affect everyday life.
  • Challenges in planning and solving routine problems.
  • Difficulty completing familiar tasks.
  • Confusion over time or place.
  • Trouble understanding spatial or visual images.
  • Sudden problems with speaking.
  • Misplacing things, and not being able to retrace steps.
  • Poor judgment.
  • Withdrawal from social activities.
  • Changes in mood and personality.

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