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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease


Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is one common form of Dementia. Many scientists believe that most Alzheimer’s cases are caused by the over-production and accumulation of a specific protein in the brain leading to nerve cell death. It is common for elderly to have a slowed down mental abilities such as remembering and memorizing as compared to the younger group. However, disorientation, memory loss, and other serious and major changes in thinking are not part of the normal aging process.

Here are the 10 warning signs that we should be aware of:

  1. Memory Loss that disrupts daily life
  2. Challenges in planning or solving problem
  3. Difficulty in completing familiar tasks at home, at work or during leisure time
  4. Confusion with time or place
  5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
  6. Newly occurred problems with words such as when speaking or writing
  7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
  8. Decreased or poor judgment
  9. Withdrawal from work or social activities
  10. Changes in moods or personality

However, early diagnosis, suitable and prompt drug and non-drug treatment may help delay the progress of the disease. Vejthani Hospital, one of the best hospital in Bangkok , we offer the best quality of services, together with the specialized neurology team and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that meets international standards. Thus, if you are looking for the best hospital in Bangkok , please contact us at Vejthani Hospital or call +66(2)-734-0000.

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