Symptoms Of Alzheimer's In Early Stages: 4 Major Signs

Posted by adamroberts80 on January 4th, 2018

A pilot study has revealed that more than 4 million above the age bar of 65, almost 11% of Americans, suffer from a progressive condition called Alzheimer’s disease. This alarming number is expected only to escalate to more or less 12 million, three decades from now. This disease has been around for a while, have turned out to be an epidemic in America. This devastating illness strikes the brain making it hostile. Your memory gets deeply affected.

However, do you realize about half of the Alzheimer cases are preventable? By addressing few controllable risk factors such as low education, smoking, physical inactivity, depression, mid-life hypertension, diabetes and mid-life obesity and spotting Alzheimer's symptoms in the early stages, you can avert it altogether.

Memory issues should not be avoided as it can turn your life into a nightmare. You become dependent on others for carrying out even the most basic daily chores. Not just the patient, this deadly disease lay severe effects on the caregiver as well. While taking care of the patient needs, it takes a toll on the carer’s body. Considering it trivial and ignoring the symptoms can hamper you and your family life to boot.

If you are worried about your mental sharpness or someone you adore, make sure to go through the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer.

Early signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

1. Loss of memory: if you are losing track of the dates, events names or so, and rely on memory dates such as reminders and alarms, the chances are high that you are or may be suffering from Alzheimer.

2. Trouble in Planning and problem solving: At a certain age, you might find it difficult to follow a plan; You miss the monthly bills dates, lose track of checkbook details and more.

3. Daily tasks turned out to be a challenge: While performing everyday tasks like bathing or going to the nearby shop to purchase confectioneries, you seem to get confused and end up leaving it before completion.

4. Time and place cause confusion: Even the well-known roads begin to confuse you. It becomes difficult to keep track of time, and even the most familiar places don’t ring a bell.

On witnessing aforementioned symptoms, it becomes mandatory to consult a health practitioner for treatments. As a preventive procedure, you can stop smoking, exercise, control your blood pressure, eat a healthy diet, and maintain a healthy weight.

Author’s Bio: Author is an avid blogger. The article is about Alzheimer's symptoms early stages!

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