Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1598 , Segment 4
Episode: Vaccine Patents, Grief Crisis, Early Alzheimer’s
- May 13, 2021 8:00 pm
- 35:41 mins
Alzheimer’s disease begins to modify the brain up to 20 years before memory or cognition impairment appears. These changes are often slight and therefore hard to notice — meaning that those suffering from early Alzheimer’s don’t get diagnosed and so lose time that they could have spent trying to slow the disease’s progression. Dan Gibbs, author of “A Tattoo on My Brain: A Neurologist’s Personal Battle against Alzheimer’s Disease” noticed his changing brain a little earlier than most, thanks to his training as a neurologist.