Memorial Hermann tips to recognize signs of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life. Confusion with time or places. Mood swings and withdrawal from social activities. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, these are the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, an incurable disease that is expected to affect nearly 14 million people by 2015. To help drive awareness of the disease during November – National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – physicians from Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA) want to remind folks of the signs and symptoms, as well as provide information on early intervention and treatment. “President Reagan declared November as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in the early 80s. At the time, only about 2 million people were affected by the disease. Today, the number of people affected has doubled, with no signs of slowing down,” said…


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