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Can A Thyroid Problem Result In Memory Loss
Thyroid disease: Hypo- or hyper-thyroidism can affect pregnancies and lower your chance of conceiving. When you do get pregnant, both can have an effect on the fetus during development and after delivery. Therefore, it's best to see your doctor to make sure your thyroid hormones are in the normal range before getting pregnant. If you are pregnant, you should let your doctor know as well. ...Read more
What's the question?: I'd like to help, but am not sure what your question is. ...Read more
Can prolonged stress cause hair loss? Is it possible for extreme stress over a period of many months to result in hair loss?
Could be: Thyroid problems or others. Hard to say without knowing more about you or if you have other symptoms. The only way to rule out thyroid problem is to get a blood test. ...Read more
Evaluate: People with adhd rarely truly have memory loss, they may not attend and it may not be getting in. Memory loss is a very subjective complaint and really the best way to really determine if you have memory loss is neuropsychological testing. According to studies people are really generally bad at judging their memory, however if there is a big change - see a physician and consider neuropsych tests. ...Read more
Hair loss: Difficult to answer because you apparently have "hair loss due to change in hormone levels." Puberty is usually complete by age 25 and change in hormone levels at age 25 is uncommon. Please see your primary doctor about your hair loss. I would appreciate it if you could let me know how things go. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Have you talked to your primary care doctor? You need to be evaluated why these symptoms are present as they can be signs of quite a few things. Don't delay! good luck! ...Read more
Interrupts nerve fun: Seizures are caused by elctrical discharges through pat or all of the central nervous system. These discharges interrupt normal transmission through the brain and interfere with normal brain function; i.e. Thninking, cocentrating, remembering, as well as motor, speech and other brain activities. ...Read more
Can short term memory loss be caused by traumatic experiences , stress grief .. Is losing your memory permament or as depression lifts it will return ?
It should return: Unless there is a physical (vascular) problem, your memory should return and you can help this process by what you do. Seeking supportive psychotherapy and/or practicing something like mindful meditation may be useful. Even books, music or film and conversation with pleasant companions can re-ignite short-term memory - so can active spiritual exercises. Do try to have faith as you heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Atrophy: Various areas of the brain will shrink, or atrophy, with progressive memory disorders, and the patterns can assist with clinical diagnosis. Although normal aging is associated with gradual atrophy, this is far less than alzheimer's. Atrophy, either focal or diffuse, can be present in younger patients following a brain injury, or multiple sclerosis. ...Read more
I have a lot of pcos symptoms and a difficulty in losing weight. Could this weight loss issue be due to thyroid troubles?
Yes: Hormones interact with each other and there a variety of hormone interactions with pcos. Many women with this syndrome have Insulin resistance and have difficulty regulating their blood sugar. The thyroid may play a role but most pcos women have difficulty with their weight due to Insulin resistance and elevated testosterone levels. ...Read more
You are correct!: Uncontrolled diabetes may result in diabetic ketoacidosis/coma--excessive sugar is toxic to brain cells..Actually all cells. We know that diabetics suffer more strokes and at much higher risk of developing dementia. Risk of heart attacks, blindness, kidney failures, neuropathic pain, limb amputations are some of other concerning complications. So treat it well. Consult doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more
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