As we get age, things that we once brushed off simply as “being forgetful” or “scatterbrained” can suddenly start to feel more serious.
Going to the grocery store and forgetting to bring your wallet when your 24 is easy to write off as being distracted. But when you’re 54 or 64 it’s tough to not wonder if it could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s.
Many of us have experienced losing our car in a parking lot, driving home and having no real memory of the route we took to get there or telling a story only to be told we’ve already told that story before.
More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s
With more than 5 million Americans suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, many of us have been touched by this devastating disease. And with the numbers steadily growing and no known cure it’s no wonder that many of us are worried.
So when SHOULD we worry? How can you tell if it’s Alzheimer’s or not?
Following are 9 early signs of Alzheimer’s…
|Top 9 early signs of Alzheimer’s|
|hard to complete familiar tasks|
|confusion of place and time|
|struggling to communicate|
In this interview neuroscience researcher Mark Underwood shares some insights into age-related memory loss including some helpful tips on how to differentiate between Alzheimer’s and other memory loss issues.
- Learn how to tell the difference between forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s
- Find out what dementia actually is
- The difference between common age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s
With some straight to the point examples Mr. Underwood helps sweep away the confusion surrounding Alzheimer’s.
By the end of this short video you should have a better idea of whether you can scratch Alzheimer’s off the list as a cause for your memory lapses.
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