DIAGNOSIS FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASE

As AD is known to cause plaques & tangles in the brain, a lot of different tests are performed and after assessing the medical & psychiatric history of the patient completely, the causes of this disorder are found. Various tests  performed by the doctors include:

  • the neurological imaging of the brain, physical tests, blood examination, urine tests
  • mental health assessment to check how deep is the effect
  • interviewing of the family members to understand the dependency levels
  • computerized scans such as CT, MRI, and PET to examine the brain structure and severity of the damage caused.

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