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Is there a test to find out for sure that a person has demenchis or Alzheimer?

By Anonymous October 20, 2017 - 7:31am
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There is no single test that shows a person has Alzheimer's. While physicians can almost always determine if a person has dementia, it may be difficult to determine the exact cause. Diagnosing Alzheimer's requires careful medical evaluation, including:

A thorough medical history
Mental status and mood testing
A physical and neurological exam
Tests (such as blood tests and brain imaging) to rule out other causes of dementia-like symptoms


October 20, 2017 - 9:13am
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