This is a fascinating syndrome, symptoms can be from, agitation, mood changes, being emotional, being afraid, pacing up and down, restlessness and depression. It is expected that a high percentage of people living with Alzheimer’s will experience Sundowners.
This is usually associated with the sun setting but can happen much earlier. It’s generally related to middle stages of Alzheimer’s and
Sundowners Syndrome causes are unknown but it is thought by some experts to be linked with the bodies natural day and night cycles. There are plenty of articles to be found on this with no proved conclusions but the light element features highly as a probable cause.
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