Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Testing Directory

Forgetfulness with aging seems normal. But, you worry when a loved one doesn’t recognize you. You worry when simple tasks become increasingly difficult. What do you do when a loved one changes from even-tempered to short-tempered? Could it be Alzheimer’s disease? Is there an Alzheimer’s test? Your doctor begins diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease by ruling out other health conditions. Diagnostic tests include doing a mental state exam, neurological exams, brain imaging, and more. For those with a family history of the condition, people can test for the gene for Alzheimer’s. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Testing.

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