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The Early Stages Of Alzheimer’s

What to look out for during the onset of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly eats away the brain functions little by little. It takes the disease between seven to 10 years to develop completely. As the disease progresses, it affects various brain functions such as memory, movement, judgment, abstract reasoning and even one’s behavior.

Because of the long development stage of the disease, Alzheimer’s has been categorized into three levels which described its progression. These are mild, moderate and severe. These categories defined the disease from the early stage (mild) to the middle stage (moderate) and the final (severe) stage of the disease.

During the early stages of the disease, the symptoms are less noticeable and are often times left unchecked and considered trivial by family members and even the patient themselves. Among the early and classic signs Alzheimer’s disease is the gradual loss of short-term memory.

At times, they appear to be at lost while performing normal activities. Or they might become disoriented and get lost in places that they have been before. Also, during this stage, people afflicted with the disease may experience Continue reading