Consider Testing If You Have Personal or Family History of:
Early Age Onset
If you or your family members exhibit any of the following early-stage symptoms, considering genetic testing may be prudent:
As middle age approaches, be mindful of the following symptoms that could warrant genetic testing:
In the later stages, the following symptoms might arise, indicating the need for genetic testing:
How to Take the Test
Watch this short video to learn how to perform the Bloom cheek swab test in the comfort of your own home.
Genetic testing can serve as a valuable tool in the planning and decision-making process for treatment, psychosocial counseling, and support programs for both caregivers and patients. It's also essential to consider testing family members to help assess risks. These tests can reveal whether you possess a specific gene associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
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