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Amnesia Reverse Memory Lost
How can memory loss effect and affect memory thoughts or recollection in patients that suffer memory loss from motor vehicle accident?
Variable periods: Amnesia can be retrograde ( unable to remember before incident of onset of amnesia) and ante grade meaning not able to remember after incident of onset. Most amnesia is due to a traumatic or severe stressful event and usually lasts a few hours to a few days. Longer periods of amnesia are rare. ...Read more
Memory issues after undx. Tle seizures . Better now on lamictal but memory still imperfect. Are seizure related memory issues permanent?
Not always: Seizure related memory difficulties can be a result of the seizures themselves, a side effect of the seizure medications, or an indirect side effect of the medication such as a vitamin deficiency. I would recommend that you have your memory followed sequentially by neuropsychological testing. This would be your best way to gauge your progress, as different treatment modalities are tried. Otherwise unfortunately there is no one answer for your question. It is different for everybody. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Memory loss: Concussion causes 2 types of amnesia. Retrograde amnesia means a loss if information from the injury back in time. The most likely loss is recently learned info. You may get the info back. A prograde amnesia is amnesia from the injury forward in time. You are not laying down new memory traces at that time. It is unlikely you will regain memory loss from prograde amnesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: These symptoms can come from depression, insomnia. Hyperthyroidism, lyme's disease, vitamin deficiencies, gluten intolerance, and a whole host of other things. You need to see your family doctor for a full examination and s/he he will determine the next course of action for you. ...Read more
Sorry if left un treated can arachnoid cyst causing seizure vision headache motor function loss memory loss weight loss kill you I've had it for 10yrs?
Qualified NO: Only approximately 5% of arachnoid cysts become symptomatic, and 75% of the symptomatic cysts occur in children, not adults. So your approximate chance of becoming symptomatic is 1% i.e. it's 99% likely that the cyst won't bother you. Depending on the location the cyst could cause seizures or vision problems, etc. However, NO treatment is indicated UNLESS the patient has symptoms. ...Read more
Medical cause for someone in a dream-like extreme dissociative state but no loss of conscious, slowed brain, no sense of time, confabulations, amnesia?
Neurologic/Psycholog: It is necessary to determine the root of your symptoms. A visit to a neurologist is a good place to start. After that a clinical psychologist could be the correct professional. Brain malfunction or psychological trauma may be the cause(s). Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Memory involves three complex processes. Encoding, storage, retrieval. Impairment in any one of these phases can affect what we call memory. Memory loss would mean to me that the memory is no longer there. This is rare. Memory impairment means difficulty in one of the three processes. ...Read more