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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Poor Memory (Definition)

Difficulty remembering a fact is a symptom in which a person has trouble remember facts, usually referring to new facts; maybe due to advancing age, anxiety, depression, medicine ...Read more


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How can I be less forgetful and spacey?

How can I be less forgetful and spacey?

It depends: It depends on the reason for being "forgetful and spacey" -- which are many possibilities. Seeing your primary care physician for a general health evaluation -- and possibly a psychiatrist also -- can help find out why this is happening. Then a treatment plan can be developed. On your end though, you could make sure you're not using alcohol or recreational drugs, and are getting consistent sleep. ...Read more

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Is forgetfulness a sign of menopause?

Is forgetfulness a sign of menopause?

Yes: In young women using lupron, (leuprolide) a drug that causes low estrogen and "medical menopause" one of the most common symptoms is memory loss. These people can't remember their name. Menopause does occur mid life when memory is naturally declining so the two may overlap, but memory loss should prompt a female to think of hormonal deficiency. ...Read more

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Need help docs! my 9yo has add and is painfully forgetful?

Need help docs! my 9yo has add and is painfully forgetful?

Has he been : Seen by a developmental specialist, psychologist or psychiatrist. There are medicines and non-pharmacological approaches to treating add and adhd. ...Read more

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What can it mean when a man is forgetful and nervous around a girl?

What can it mean when a man is forgetful and nervous around a girl?

Stress effect: A person performs at their best when: physically well, well rested, well nourished (not hungry) and in a familiar or non stressful setting. If a male has these symptoms around a girl, it is likely evidence of stress and normal. Improvement can come with making the situation more common or less stressful. If it is a phobic response, therapy may be a way to defeat the stress. ...Read more

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Is my irregular bleeding just because I have lately been forgetful about taking my pill?

Is my irregular bleeding just because I have lately been forgetful about taking my pill?

Probably: If you are forgetting to take your birth control pill daily two things may happen. First - you may cause irregular bleeding. Second- you may get pregnant. It is important to be honest with yourself about medication use. Consider an iud or Implanon as birth control because you will not have to be remember something daily. ...Read more

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How do you help a loved one who is becoming forgetful and developing dementia seek help?

A trusted doc's good: If they have a doctor they trust, that is a good place to start. That doc can do a brief screening and make a referral if needed. That doc can also provide a basic explanation to your loved one. If there is no trusted doc, try to get one by shopping around - any family benefits from having one and an aging family even more. Don't panic, but take steps to prepare for comfortable health management. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Normal Age Related Forgetfulness (Definition)

Many women find that they become somewhat forgetful during pregnancy. It's a normal feeling, and gets better after delivery of the baby. ...Read more