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A 55-year-old female asked:

When ideas a child in school i couldn't remember anything i learned. back in my day i was pit into dumb class. now i'm well grown i know there's meds ?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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No meds for that: You might be thinking about Altzheimer's Disease, a condition you might know as "being senile." I don't think you're senile. You probably have a life-long learning disability. Sadly, there's no med for that. But don't give up trying to learn. Start by reading children's books. They can be fun to read and can help you read, write and learn better. Don't give up!
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Maybe, maybe not: There are many ways to learn, some folks don't learn in traditional ways & need other methods. In fact, everybody has different brain "wiring" & learns best by a certain "circuit." Some people (like me) have to read something to understand it well, others have to hear it, still others have to "do it" (use hands-on learning). Find out how your brain's wired, by testing, for your best way to learn.
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Last updated Dec 2, 2015


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