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5 A's of Alzheimer's Disease

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5 A's of Alzheimer's Disease

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The 5 A’s of Alzheimer’s Disease is one way to remember and understand commonly seen symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The 5 A’s stand for agnosia, anomia, aphasia, apraxia, and amnesia.
Egg-nose with No Face

Agnosia is the inability to recognize familiar objects, tastes, sounds, and other sensations.


Anomia is an inability to remember names of things.

Fish with Aphasia

Aphasia is the inability to express oneself through speech. This may include a loss of the ability to speak or understand spoken, written, or sign language.


Apraxia is the inability to perform purposeful movements or once familiar tasks, such as dressing, cooking, or shaving.


Amnesia is defined as a loss of memory.


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