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A Correct Diagnosis

If you or a loved one have concerns about memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is important to be evaluated by a physician. A thorough medical history, mental status and mood testing, physical and neurological exam and tests such as blood tests and brain imaging can be used to rule out other causes of dementia like symptoms, such as thyroid, head trauma, infections, depression etc. There are many types of dementia; a diagnosis is so important when looking at the best way to manage each individual’s condition.

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