Dizziness, falls, changes in blood pressure and sleep alterations can occur for many different reasons and may be harmless, although one should check with a physician. Occasionally, though, they are early signs of movement and memory disorders.
The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to learn more at “Dialogues on Dementia.” The series continues at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Mabee Conference Room, fourth floor of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, 7979 Wurzbach Road.
Visiting speaker Anna DePold Hohler, M.D., a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and assistant dean of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Mass., will discuss early signs of movement and memory disorders. Interested individuals are encouraged to register at https://biggsinstitute.org/events/dialogue-on-dementia-may-09/.
Dialogues on Dementia is an evening of open discussion about groundbreaking research on the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The series, which is open to the community free of charge, is presented by renowned physicians and scientists from around the world.
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