7 Alzheimer's Disease Stages and Symptoms

Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms

Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of dementia and its associated symptoms. One of the the main and often the first symptom of Alzheimer's disease is memory problems that develop slowly over time. Symptoms that develop later include

  • personality changes (for example, apathy),
  • withdrawal, and
  • reduced spontaneity.

What is Alzheimer's disease?

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Alzheimer's disease is a progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle-aged individuals, but usually occurs in individuals that are 60 years old or older. The disease is due to generalized deterioration of brain function. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of premature senility. Continue Reading

Reviewed on 9/4/2015
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