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What are the symptoms of mild Alzheimer's disease?

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Mild Alzheimer's is the first stage of the disease and usually lasts from 2 to 4 years. The symptoms include:

  • Less energy
  • Less interest in work and social activities
  • Forgetting conversations and events that just happened
  • Trouble putting thoughts into words or understanding others
  • Mild coordination problems
  • A hard time with everyday tasks, such as balancing a checkbook
  • Mood swings that involve depression or a lack of interest
  • Trouble with driving, like getting lost on familiar routes

SOURCES:

Alzheimer's Association: "10 Early signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's" and "Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis."

Helpguide.org: "Alzheimer's Disease."

Alzheimer's Disease Research: "Alzheimer's Symptoms & Stages.

National Institute on Aging: "About Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms."

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Top Ten Alzheimer's Signs and Symptoms."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 03, 2019

SOURCES:

Alzheimer's Association: "10 Early signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's" and "Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis."

Helpguide.org: "Alzheimer's Disease."

Alzheimer's Disease Research: "Alzheimer's Symptoms & Stages.

National Institute on Aging: "About Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms."

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Top Ten Alzheimer's Signs and Symptoms."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on February 03, 2019

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