The purpose of this list is to alert the public to the early warning signs
of one of the most devastating disorders affecting older people - Alzheimer's
disease. If someone has several or even most of these symptoms, it does not
mean they definitely have the disease. It does mean they should be thoroughly
examined by a medical specialist trained in evaluating memory disorders, such
as a neurologist or a psychiatrist, or by a comprehensive memory disorder
clinic, with an entire team of expert knowledge about memory problems.
No one knows for sure which measures can prevent Alzheimer's disease. While it tends to run in families, you won't necessarily develop it.
If you are concerned, however, about the possibility that you might eventually develop Alzheimer's disease, your best strategy is to maintain a healthy lifestyle: Eat right and exercise regularly to keep your entire body healthy.
Although often touted to prevent Alzheimer’s, there is no evidence to suggest that the intake of antioxidants (vitamin E, beta-carotene,...