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Symptoms / Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

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Knowledge is power. Learn the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, as well as the possible causes and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease. Are you wondering whether it's normal to lose your keys or whether it's a symptom of Alzheimer's? You'll find a list of early warning signs here, along with a description of symptoms at each stage of the disease. You'll also learn how Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed and why diagnosis is so complex.
  1. Alzheimer's and Other Types of Dementia
  2. Symptoms
  3. Diagnosis

Alzheimer's and Other Types of Dementia

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Although the majority of dementia is caused by Alzheimer's, there are several other types of dementia as well. Learning the basics of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias can increase understanding and help you cope with the challenges more effectively.

Symptoms

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While each person with Alzheimer's is unique, some trademark signs and symptoms occur as the disease progresses.

Diagnosis

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No single test can definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease. However, a qualified physician who completes several steps can diagnose Alzheimer's with over 90% accuracy.

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