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Alzheimer’s disease: Here are 9 warning signs, symptoms to watch out for

WFTV Channel 9 Orlando
WFTV Channel 9 Orlando
 2021-12-01
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Alzheimer’s Association said these are nine warning signs and symptoms to watch out for.

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1. Memory loss that disrupts daily life.

2. Challenges in planning or solving problems.

3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks.

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4. Confusion with time or place.

5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships.

6. New problems with words in speaking or writing.

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7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps.

8. Decreased or poor judgment.

9. Changes in mood and personality.

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