Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes cognitive dysfunction in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of Dementia it affects approximately 5.8 million people in the United States age 65 and older.  Forgetting is associated with aging however if memory loss impedes their daily life it is important to seek medical attention.

Risk Factors:

Visual Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease:

Diagnosis:

If you suspect you have Alzheimer’s Disease, you should visit your primary care physician for a physical examination. The doctor will recommend one or more several tests.

Treatment:

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. As a result, most treatments focus on slowing down progression. Treatments can help patients maximize function for a short amount of time. 

If you notice any of the visual signs of Alzheimer’s we recommend speaking to a medical professional to advise you. 

In order to help stop the spread, Clinica Medica Familiar is NOW offering Telemedicine (Telehealth/video call). Please call us at 520-257-4907 or to schedule, your flu shot or COVID vaccine click on the link below. https://www.tucsonclinicamedicafamiliar.com/schedule

 

You can also learn more about Telemedicine by clicking here Benefits from using Telemedicine: Tucson Clinica Medica Familiar: A Private Medical Practice

 

 

 

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