Testing for the Alzheimer’s Gene: Is it right for you?

If your parent or grandparent developed Alzheimer’s disease, you may be wondering if it could be passed down to you or another family member. This is a natural fear, especially for adult children who worry that every lapse in memory could be a sign of dementia. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s continues to be unknown, there is a genetic test that can be taken to determine if you have genes that could potentially impact your risk of developing the disease yourself. Before deciding whether or not genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease is right for you, know that these types […]

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