Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease affects adults older than 65 years old, but 5% of those diagnosed have early onset Alzheimer’s disease. What are the signs?
1. Problems in Planning and Solving Things
It may become difficult for people to develop and follow a plan of action as a result of early onset Alzheimer’s.
You might find it hard to work with numbers suddenly.
2. Hard to Determine Time or Place
Sometimes it will be hard to determine time or place; you might lose track of dates and misunderstand the time or forget some places.
Planning for events might become difficult because they are not occurring immediately.
As the disease progresses, you will start to forget more details.
Difficulty Finding Words
Joining a conversation will become harder to do, and you might pause in the middle of a sentence because you will forget the right words to use.
People around you will notice repetitive conversations, but it’s normal, and it is one of early-onset Alzheimer’s signs.
Alzheimer’s is known for memory loss, and the patient will start to forget essential acquaintances and events.
If you are facing this issue, it’s essential to start using reminders or writing notes.
Vision loss may be a sign of early onset Alzheimer, and that means you might find it hard to read books.
Not only this, you will find it hard to judge distances and determine contrasts or colours when driving.
Problems Completing Tasks
Some people will find it hard to complete routine tasks, and day to day tasks will require more concentration.
Sometimes your driving abilities will be affected too, and you might forget the way to your daily hangouts.
You might start putting things in unusual places, and it will be hard to retrace and find them.
Sometimes this issue will lead you or the others to think that people are stealing from you!
Work and Social Life Withdrawals
The signs of early onset Alzheimer’s will start to appear one by one, and you might find yourself withdrawing from work and social events as a result.
If you start losing interest in your hobbies and events, you have to consult a doctor.
This sign usually affects your finances at first, so it is essential to keep an eye on this.
You might face some problems with your personal and physical hygiene too, for example, your shower frequency might decline.
There will be extreme mood swings, which include:
If you notice any of these symptoms, we recommend you to consult a specialist. You can find one using the Okadoc website and app.
From the easiest summer salad recipe to simple desserts, these easy summer recipe ideas will keep your summery breezy.
Do you ever think that spending hours in front of the TV is not a healthy option for spending time? What if we told you that this has several benefits?
Sunburn is a skin burn that occurs if exposed to the sun for too long without precautions. Here are some tips on how to heal sunburn and how to prevent it.
For people who fast in Ramadan, Suhoor is considered as body fuel, this is why it’s important to have a balanced meal. Here is our healthy recipes selection
What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? What causes it? How to detect it? And how to treat it? Learn more about how a billion people are impacted…
You’ve probably heard countless times how working out have many benefits for the whole body and mind. Here is 5 reasons why you should start working out now
Okadoc now offers virtual consultation with trusted doctors and hospitals. Learn more here!
You’ve probably heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), but what precisely does it entail and why are so many people talking about it?
Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) is marked by the performance of a sacrifice, which is accomplished by slaughtering sheep and giving the meat slices among the poor, needy, and relatives.
The spread and development of vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic herald its near end, but it will not happen overnight. In the meantime, continue to take precautions to protect yourself and others in everyday life and in travel.