Hello! I have a question about poor health and early onset alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a condition that runs in my mother's family. My great grandfather had it and my grandma has it. Recently my mother has been showing the same symptoms that my grandma did when she was first diagnosed. She will forget having conversations with people, she has been very lazy (all she does is sit in bed or in the recliner when she gets off work), and she has had severe mood swings. It is almost impossible to disagree with her about anything because she will fly off the hinge. My mother is only 48 years old and my grandma and great grandfather were in there 60's before they were diagnosed but they were both in good health. My mother unfortunately has asthma, she still has side effects from west nile, and she is obese. I was wondering if her health problems could maybe have lead to her getting early onset alzheimer's or if there may be another issue at play here. Thank you so much for your help.View Thread
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