What Are Symptoms of Sundown Syndrome?

Q:
What are symptoms of sundown syndrome?

A:
When someone has a sundown syndrome, the symptoms may include:

  • Agitated (upset or anxious)
  • Confused
  • Disoriented
  • Demanding
  • Irritable
  • Restless
  • Suspicious

They also may:

  • Have mood swings
  • Hear or see things that aren’t there
  • Pace
  • Yell

Up to 1 out of 5 people with Alzheimer’s get sundown syndrome. But it can also happen to older people who don’t have dementia. For more info you can go to a specialist.

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