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Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

1. Alzheimer's Disease

  • Gradual memory loss
  • Decline in ability to perform routine tasks
  • Disorientation in time and space.
  • Impairment of judgement
  • Personality change
  • Difficulty in learning
  • Loss of language and communication skills

2. Multi-Infarct Dementia

  • Can be generalized symptoms as in Alzheimer's Disease
  • May impact only one or some brain functions.

3. Parkinson's Disease

  • Tremors
  • Stiffness in limbs amd joints
  • Speech impediments
  • Diffculty initiating movement
  • Late in the disease there may be dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

4. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

  • Failing memory
  • Changes in behavior
  • Lack of coordination
  • Later in the process - pronounced mental deterioration, involuntary movements, blindness, weakness in the limbs.

5. Pick's Disease

  • Disturbances in personality and behavior
  • Changes in orientation

6. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Dementia
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Difficulty in walking

7. Huntington's Disease

  • Intellectual decline
  • Irregular and involuntary movements of the limbs or facial muscles
  • Personality change
  • Memory disturbance
  • Slurred speech
  • Impaired judgement
  • Psychiatric problems


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