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Help for short term memory loss due to sertraline

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Neurologic exam: Your symptoms merit a careful examination by a neurologist as well as a comprehensive medical exam. Sometimes, memory loss is a side-effect of a drug ... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Langenhan
15 years experience Psychiatry
Help for memory: There aren't necessarily vitamins with proven direct effects on memory, but the B-complex vitamins support brain/nervous system health. A healthy diet ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
What do you mean: by "irregularly?" 200 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) is a high dose, so there must be a reason to take that much. But, taking it other than daily is no ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colette Wiseman
13 years experience Internal Medicine
6 months: most studies look at outcomes at 6 months although you could see a benefit earlier. However, you should be aware that these types of medication only c ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Suggestions: First, ascertain if this is an outcome from hypoxia, a reaction to medication, or an additional co-morbidity. Speech therapy may assist coping, medic ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Specializes in Neurology
Memory loss causes: Short term memory loss can be caused by: 1. Vascular changes decreasing blood flow to the brain tissue 2. Anxiety/depression 3. Vitamin deficiency s ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Short term memory: Loss makes it extremely difficult to remember the most recent event, like what you had for breakfast or the conversation you had just minutes ago. It ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Keep occupied: There is some evidence to show that having an active life, different interests having a higher level of brain activity may delay the onset or progress ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: You're probably thinking of aging issues and ultimately dementia. Most aging memory losses are seen 1st as short-term problems because they can have ... Read More

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