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Rather, neutralize..: Rather than forget, the usual goal of the healing process is to neutralize the emotional effect of that bad experience/memory & become emotionally at ease when the memory/thought comes to mind. On this, plenty of research & writings are out there. Usually we try bringing things into the conscious realm rather than the other way around... So that we deliberately make peace with what happened. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Memory loss is a symptom in which a person cannot recall (remember) something that he previously learned. Some memory loss is normal, such as not remembering facts learned in school years ago but not used since then. Other memory loss is abnormal, such as that caused by Alzheimer's Dementia ...Read more
Amnesia: Amnesia is a term that refers to loss of memory. This loss can occur as part of the aging process. It can also occur after a sginficant trauma to the brain. Other causes include alcohol and drug use and meningitis - these would be the most common causes of amnesia or loss of memory to an event or a series of events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since two years I have amnesia and forget every thing soon, even i forgot my some classmates names so what to do and what is the solution?
Evaluation: The first step is a thorough evaluation of your memory and other concerns. Have you been injured? Lost consciousness? Do you use alcohol or drugs? Are there other medical conditions you have? All these things need consideration. You could start by seeing your family doctor, and going from there. You may need more specialized evaluations too. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Transient global amnesia is a phenomenon of not being able to make new memories for a short period of time. It usually happens in older people. Dissociative fugue is a state in which somebody's behavior changes and they are unaware of this event. It's usually seen in the context of another psychiatric condition. ...Read more
Transient global: amnesia: sudden, temporary episode of memory loss not attributed to a common neurological condition(epilepsy, stroke). It is rare, brief, seemingly harmless, unlikely to recur. It is the inability to form new memories and to recall the recent past. Causes include emotional experience, head injury, strenuous physical activity, medical procedures, sexual intercourse. If sudden confusion seek eval. ...Read more
Yes, several ways: There are two kinds of amnesia: forgetting things you once knew, and not "recording" new memories. The former can be done using hypnosis, the latter with tranquilizers & other meds that interfere with memory. Dementia and brain damage can cause amnesia too. TRYING to give yourself amnesia doesn't sound like a good idea though. It's better to learn to accept & deal with your experiences. ...Read more
Yes, many causes: Head trauma, especially concussion, but including true brain injuries in addition, strokes associated with thrombo-embolism to brainstem, coma from any causes, poisons toxins, drug reactions and od's, transient global amnesia, and all result in losses of chunks of time which never return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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