Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease
Until recently, most physicians have reassured older adults that so-called “senior moments” are usually a normal part of aging.
Now, research shows that complaints of subtle memory loss—for example, not remembering the name of a longtime acquaintance as easily as you might have five to 10 years earlier—may mean more than doctors once thought.
Researchers at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine have found that people who are concerned about episodes of memory loss may, in fact, be absolutely right, and they are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease years later… Read more
Worried About Your Memory? What’s Normal…and the Signs of Real Trouble
The minor memory hiccups that bedevil adults in middle age and beyond usually are due to normal changes in the brain and nervous system that affect concentration or the processing and storing of information. In fact, common memory “problems” typically are nothing more than memory errors. Forgetting is just one kind of error. Five types of harmless memory errors that tend to get more common with age… Read more