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Diagnosing Alzheimer's

Even for a doctor, diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease can be tricky, since there are no medical tests available. Instead, doctors look at symptoms, such as the extent of memory loss and confusion. Some of these symptoms can be similar in the early stages to normal signs of aging. Learn how doctors diagnose Alzheimer's Disease.

Articles About Diagnosing Alzheimer's
  • How to Discuss an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
    Caregivers can play a vital role in helping their loved ones cope with an Alzheimer's diagnosis. Use these pointers to foster honest and supportive conversations about the condition and plans for the future.
  • What Doctors Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease?
    Your family doctor can suspect the disease, but they may not be qualified to diagnosis the disease. Read Dr. Grimaldi's full answer.
 






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