Early Signs of Alzheimer’s to Look Out For

Over recent years, more and more people over the age of 65 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. While the risk of developing this progressive brain disorder is higher for those with a parent or sibling who has Alzheimer’s, it is possible for anyone to come down with this disease. Prior to 2020, Alzheimer’s was the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. (COVID-19 has now moved up to the third place, which pushes Alzheimer’s down). How does one know when and if there are signs of Alzheimer’s? When should you, or your loved one, talk to their doctor about the possibility? Here are 10 early symptoms to be aware of. If you notice any of them (especially the existence of several) be sure to schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. While there is not yet a cure, there are ways to stop or slow its progression. Early detection is key.

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