What is it?

Alzheimer’s disease is progressive, neurological disorder where brain cells to deteriorate and die. It is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a group of disorders characterized by memory loss and changes in thinking and social abilities that affects daily life.

What are the symptoms?

Alzheimer’s disease presents commonly as memory loss. But can also include the following:

  • Struggling in planning and performing familiar tasks.
  • Inability to make reasonable decisions and judgments.
  • Confusion.
  • Disorientation.
  • Depression.
  • Apathy.
  • Delusions.
  • Mood swings.
  • Irritability.
  • Aggressiveness.

What to expect?

Consult with your doctor if you are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and your symptoms are increasing suddenly and severely.

Things you can do yourself in addition to treatment and follow up by your doctor:

  • Try to exercise regularly and to maintain a healthy diet.
  • Tell friends and family member your diagnosis so they can support you.
  • Start to think about how you want to arrange future legal and financial issues.

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