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4 Warning Signs Of Dementia That People Above 60 Should Not Ignore

If you are familiar with brain problems, then you must have at one point come across dementia. Dementia is not a name if a particular brain problem but a general term for the impaired ability to remember things, think or effectively make decisions that interferes with doing everyday activities. This is a major problem that most older adults especially those above 60 experience but it's important to mention that it is not a normal part of aging.

In this article, we are going to have a look at some of the warning signs of dementia that people above 60 should not ignore. Once you start having these or noticing these signs, do well to see a doctor as there is a possibility that you are suffering from dementia. Seeing the doctor would help you in the sense that certain solutions or ways of managing the signs or symptoms would be devised. This is because dementia doesn't get better, rather it gets worse or the signs get worse than get better.

What Are the Warning Signs Of Dementia That Should Not Be Ignored?

1. Memory Problems; this is one of the signs of dementia. If you start having issues remembering past events that just happened not long ago, there is a possibility that you are experiencing some of the signs or Symptoms of dementia and the earlier you see a doctor, the better for you.

2. Increasing Confusion; people suffering from dementia have a tendency to always be confused even when they are not supposed to. This is a serious and very annoying sign of dementia and also happens to be one of the warning signs that you are about entering the full dementia. Once you get older and then start feeling very confused overly, do well to see a doctor.

3. Loss of Ability to Do Everyday Tasks; if you have been used to doing some tasks but then after sometime, you start finding it really difficult especially if the skill is based on brain power, then you should consider it a warning sign of dementia that must be taken seriously. This is because dementia leads to total confusion and lack of concentration which in the long run affects a person's ability to even engage in various tasks that he used to.

4. Mood Changes; as part of the warning signs of dementia, a person would often start having mood changes frequently. He or she might be happy one minute and the next minute get angry and annoyed at things around him. Dementia really affects how the brain works at its initial stages.

What's the Takeaway?



If you have a friend or loved one that's showing all these signs, take it as a warning and take such a person to a doctor. The medical professional is in the best state to explain the disease and possible solutions to you. Thanks.

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