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June 12, 2018 16:31
What is Alzheimer’s disease and how common is it?
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It’s estimated that 1 in 10 Americans aged older than 65 have it. The disease affects more than 44 million people around the world.
The first symptom of Alzheimer’s is worsening memory. Other symptoms include declining reasoning and changes in mood and behavior, such as depression, mood swings, apathy, and social withdrawal.
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