Watch Out For These 9 Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

As age catches up with you, your body and your mind slow down. This is a natural part of life; everyone eventually experiences body aches and pains, weariness, and forgetfulness. Because of this, it can be difficult to distinguish behavior changes that are simply due to aging from those that indicate something more serious — like the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

If you’re worried because you or someone you love is finding it more difficult to perform everyday tasks and remember everyday things, it’s important to find out the severity of the issue. Look into these nine early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. If one or more of these symptoms sound all too familiar, make an appointment with a medical professional.

9. Memory Loss

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Probably the most obvious sign of Alzheimer’s is also a common problem that comes with aging: memory loss. But those experiencing typical age-related memory loss are usually able to remember whatever they’re forgetting without assistance. If you forget things that you’ve just learned, or if you forget important dates and names of people who you know well and need the help of others to remember, it may be a sign of something serious. An overreliance on reminder notes and memory aids or asking people for the same information over and over again can be signs of Alzheimer’s.

8. Confusion

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A person with Alzheimer’s will experience random bouts of confusion regarding time and place. You might find yourself going somewhere and suddenly forget what you were doing, or the day of the week might slip your mind. Unlike with age-related confusion, you’re unable to figure these things out without the aid of others.

7. Trouble Solving Problems

Experiencing difficulty with problem-solving skills can be another symptom of Alzheimer’s disease. Following simple instructions for a project or a recipe can become too hard to do. Balancing your budget may have become tricky as well. Things that require complex thought, which you used to be able to handle effortlessly, are no longer simple and seamless.

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