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Alzheimer's Disease Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Alzheimers

  1. 10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

    If you suspect a loved one may have Alzheimer's disease, here are 10 signs to look for.

  2. What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease?

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of early-onset Alzheimer's, a form of the disease that affects people before age 65.

  3. Is It Alzheimer’s or Normal Aging?

    At a certain age, you might start to wonder if memory loss is just a part of growing old or something more serious. Learn the difference between being forgetful and the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

  4. Alzheimer's Disease - Prevention

    Researchers are studying the possibility that you may be able to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or delay the onset of the disease.

  5. Alzheimer's Disease - Topic Overview

    Whether a person with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia should still be allowed to drive is a common dilemma faced by people with the disease and their caregivers. Taking away driving privileges may reduce the person's sense of independence and increase dependence on family and friends. But it is extremely important to prevent the person from driving when it is no longer safe. The ...

  6. Alzheimer's Disease - Other Treatment

    ead about research on the herbal supplement ginkgo biloba and other complementary therapies for Alzheimer's disease.

  7. Alzheimer's Disease - Home Treatment

    Home treatment for dementia involves teamwork among health professionals and caregivers to create a safe and comfortable environment and to make tasks of daily living as easy as possible. A diagnosis of dementia can create feelings of anger, fear, and anx

  8. Alzheimer's Disease - Topic Overview

    Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that affects areas of the brain involved in memory, intelligence, judgment, language, and behavior. It is the most common form of mental decline, or dementia, in older adults.

  9. Alzheimer's Disease - Topic Overview

    Certain problems can be warning signs of dementia. Talk to a doctor if you, a friend, or a family member has been having increased difficulty with any of the following activities: Learning and retaining new information (forgetting recent events and appointments or frequently misplacing objects)Handling complex tasks, like balancing a checkbookKnowing what to do when problems come up (such as knowing what to do if the bathroom is flooded) and using good judgment (for example, showing a new disregard for the rules of social conduct and doing or saying things that are inappropriate)Finding his or her way around familiar places, driving to and from places he or she knows well (for example, getting lost when walking or driving from the house to the store a few blocks away)Finding the right words to say what he or she wants to sayUnderstanding and responding to what he or she sees and hearsActing more irritable or suspicious than usual, or withdrawing from conversation and activityA person

  10. Alzheimer's Disease - When To Call a Doctor

    Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if signs of a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) develop suddenly. These may include: Numbness, weakness, or inability to move the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body, vision proble

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