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How you walk could be early warning sign of dementia, experts say

New York Post
 2021-11-22

Cover picture for the articleAssessing the way someone walks could help spot dementia, experts have claimed. Most people with dementia are diagnosed once they are already suffering short-term memory loss, mood swings or a lack of interest in day-to-day activities. But experts at Newcastle University now say that assessing someone’s walking could diagnose...

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Kathleen Gladden
11-23

When I see an old person walking slow or bent over, I think it's because they're in pain. I have sciatica so I know by experience.

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Siobhan Scott
11-23

I walk all messed up I would absolutely fail a field sobriety test... I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 16 years ago. While a correlation may be shown from this study there are a plethora of other conditions that could affect your gait.

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say something nice
11-22

I trip over my own feet. we have a couple people in town that have Alzheimer's and man when they get going you have to almost jog to keep up.

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