The other day, while feeling nostalgic, I remembered a You Tube channel I had loved to watch in high school.
Created by a teenager from Connecticut, the videos were mostly lo-fi comedy sketches starring their young amateur director and some people I assumed were his closest friends.
Other clues: problems with thinking and memory, a lack of concentration, and urinary incontinence or a frequent need to urinate.
Diagnosis/treatment: See a neurologist for a complete physical and medical history.
En español | With headlines trumpeting the rising rates of Alzheimer’s disease diagnoses — the Alzheimer’s Association estimates that the number of people living with the disease will grow from 5 million today to 16 million by 2050 — it’s easy to get that distressing feeling that a misplaced coffee cup or forgotten dry cleaning might mean that you (or a loved one) are sliding inevitably toward an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.