Can I Inherit Alzheimer’s Disorder

Inherit Alzheimer’s Disorder

If your parents or grandparents develop Alzheimer’s Disorder it is understandable to worry that you, or your children, may develop the disease. Here we explore whether Alzheimer’s Disorder is genetic.

Which genes are linked to inherit Alzheimer’s Disorder?

There is considerable ongoing investigation into Alzheimer’s Disorder,

Younger Onset Alzheimer’s

Linda, from Stuart, FL was diagnosed at age 52 with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s.  Linda is now 55.    She discovered a contest in the “Neurology Now” educational magazine with top prize being $1,000 and a trip to New Orleans.

The point of the contest is to emphasize the need for research for brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. 

Why is Early Diagnosis and Treatment Important for Alzheimer’s?

Memory loss was once thought of as an inevitable part of aging. While it is normal to sometimes forget dates, names, or misplace things, it should not interfere with the ability to function normally.  Memory loss or confusion should be evaluated by a neurologist or a physician familiar with dementing illnesses.  This evaluation will lead to an accurate diagnosis while ruling out other possible medical conditions such as depression,

Free Memory Screenings

If you are experiencing signs of memory loss, have family and friends who you’ve noticed changes in, or have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease or related illness then take advantage of this FREE Screening and learn about potential new treatment options.

Screenings are by appointment only.  Please call 561-282-5546 to schedule your free memory screening today.