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A 20-year-old female asked:

can stress/anxiety cause you to forget things? forget what you were going to say? etc...

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Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. Stress and the factors that may be contributing to stress (poor sleep, relationship issues, school, work problems, medications, substance abuse, lack of exercise, poor diet, etc.) can cause many problems, including the tendency to forget what you were going to say. Discuss this with a doctor and seek the help of a counselor/therapist to help decrease stress.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Stress and anxiety can do this. But there are also other causes so get checked out!

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