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What are symptoms of Alzheimer's disease?

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At first, people have a hard time remembering recent events, though they might easily recall things that happened years ago.

As time goes on, other symptoms can appear, including:

  • Trouble focusing
  • A hard time doing ordinary activities
  • Feeling confused or frustrated, especially at night
  • Dramatic mood swings -- outbursts of anger, anxiety, and depression
  • Feeling disoriented and getting lost easily
  • Physical problems, such as an odd walk or poor coordination
  • Trouble communicating

SOURCES: 

American Association of Family Physicians. 

Alzheimer's Foundation of America. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

American Federation of Aging Research. 

American Health Assistance Foundation. 

Centre for Neuro Skills. 

Office of Dietary Supplements. 

Peter Doskoch. , October 2000. Neuropsychiatry Reviews

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 03, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Association of Family Physicians. 

Alzheimer's Foundation of America. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

American Federation of Aging Research. 

American Health Assistance Foundation. 

Centre for Neuro Skills. 

Office of Dietary Supplements. 

Peter Doskoch. , October 2000. Neuropsychiatry Reviews

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 03, 2019

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