Dementia & Alzheimer’s Guide

Dementia: Doctors & Medic...

Dementia & Alzheimer's Dementia is a problem related to the brain. So, it may require several types of doctors to diagnose, treat or manage dementia. They are listed below: [caption id="attachment_40" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=" "]Credit: flickr[/caption] Allopathic Physician - This doctor is ...

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Early Signs Of Dementia

Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Initial indications of Dementia are not always apparent. There are some vague ideas around, but it can vary from person to person. Usually, the early signs of this deadly disease can be understood from memory loss and forgetfulness. There are some common symptoms which clearly indicates Dementia and they are discussed below:

Signs Of Dementia1) Memory Loss (Recent/Present): People tend to forget recent happenings in their present day to day life. Most people forget their daily scheduled work and important appointments. If this occurs most frequently, it is a clear sign of memory loss ultimately resulting in Dementia.

2) Forgetting the familiar daily work: It is also an important symptom of Dementia. In most cases, people tend to forget the step by step process of any familiar work, which they used to do in normal conditions. People not only forget the related steps of a work practice, they can also totally forget about their work altogether. They behave like novices.

3) Problem in perfect communication: It is also one of the most common indications of Dementia. In most cases, people find it extremely difficult to carry on a conversation as they don’t get the right word at the right time. They even use inappropriate words as a substitute making the sentence difficult to make out.

4) Inability to coordinate time and location: In many cases, people completely become forgetful of the address of their own house or office. They forget the right direction to get to their own destination. In advanced stages, they even fail to differentiate between day and night.

5) Indecisiveness: Sometimes, Dementia patients fail to take the right decision and always suffer from indecisiveness. They always gets confused to make a perfect choice amongst a number of choices, though they did it perfectly many times in normal condition.

6) Difficulties in maintaining a proper track record: It is also a very common signs in Dementia patients. They always find it extremely hard to keep track of things in an organized manner causing problems to maintain their financial transactions for example.

7) Inability to make judgment: In most cases, people fail to judge the perfect combination. They may even wear a worn coat in the scorching heat of summer.

8 ) Fluctuated mood: In many cases, patients are in fluctuated mood. They tend to have mood swings without any clear reason.

9) Mismatch and misplaced things: Dementia patients always keep things in the wrong place and forget about that. They always lose their own important things.

10) Swings in personality: People who are suffering from Dementia experience a drastic change of their personality. Their personality can change considerably and they may become more fearful, outgrowing, or over friendly than previously. This change may occur all of a sudden or it can change over a long period of time.

11) Lack of motivation: In many cases, Dementia patients lack self motivation. They no longer get motivated to do a specific work and become very idle, even pessimistic .In advanced stages, they don’t find many things positive.

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