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I think I had Alzheimer's disease. Can you please let me know how can I ensure this? Or else let me know what all the symptoms I need to check?
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Dr. Chethan R S
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Hi, The prevalence of AD increases with age. AD is most prevalent in individuals older than 60 years. Some forms of familial early-onset AD can appear as early as the third decade, but familial cases constitute less than 10% of AD overall. More than 90% of cases of AD are sporadic and occur in individuals older than 60 years.  Some studies have reported a higher risk of AD in women than in men. The following risk factors for Alzheimer-type dementia have been identified- Advancing age,Family history, APOE 4 genotype, Obesity, Insulin resistance, Vascular factors, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Inflammatory markers, Down syndrome, Traumatic brain injury... Kindly consult Neurologist...
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Dr. Naveen Jayaram
Psychiatrist 9 yrs exp Bangalore
hi, Alzheimer's disease cannot occur at your age. it is extremely rare. I feel you might be having anxiety and probably too much worried about your health. meet a psychiatrist and get your memory tested.
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