If you could find out if you're developing Alzheimer's disease, would you take the test?
The chief medical officer of Sharp Behavioral Health Services, Dr. Michael Plopper, explains how a simple blood test can predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer's disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin.
People who have a family history of developing Alzheimer's may or may not be interested in being tested, but Dr. Plopper urges anyone with symptoms to try to get into a clinical trial.
The best ways to stave off Alzheimer's is by watching your health, eating a Mediterranean diet and exercising.
Listen to our interview below about a new test, which isn't fully being utilized yet.
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