8. Changes in drinking and dietary patterns
During illness, the infected person’s taste and eating habits also change. Although low energy intake is typical in old age, but still a balanced diet is essential for the human body. The changes caused by the disease can be seen in two distinct manners.
From one perspective, affected people regularly forget that what they have eaten recently and so they have breakfast, or another feast a few times each day.
On the other hand, further symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are a lack of thirst and loss of appetite due to low-calorie intake. Patients feel physically weak. Drinking too little can also increase the danger of confusion.
Throughout ailment, the infected people may experience the ill effects of vision issues. Regardless of whether the patients did not require glasses up to that point, visual weakness can be another indication of Alzheimer’s disease. The sight deformity brought about by the illness can manifest itself in various manners.
Contradictions of color perceptions or difficulties in resolving problems with the determination of contrasts are examples. During the illness, the senses become worse and worse, making it difficult for patients to read. As the perspective gets worse, people can no longer accurately estimate the distance so that they can knock or reach objects.
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