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Monday, December 01, 2008 Jean Baldwin, Community Member, asks

Q: does Alzhweiners come on suddenly?

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Christine Kennard, Health Pro
12/ 2/08 6:12am

Hi Jean

 

Alzheimer's disease is usually of a comparatively gradual onset although it can seem that it happens quickly. By that I mean that changes in someone's memory and personality are often attributed to something else or overlooked until it becomes very obvious someone is suffering from Alzheimer's. Symptoms can seem like depression, the menopause, the result of psychological or family trauma.

 

Here are two links to information you may find helpful

 

Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

 

Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

 

Christine

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Carol, Community Member
12/ 4/08 4:30pm

No it does not.  I know for I have it.

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