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Can estrogen reverse memory loss?

Can estrogen reverse memory loss?

No !: Memory loss is a complex issue , the causes range from simple forgetfulness to to depression, thyroid or vitamin deficiency all the way up to alzheimer's disease I am not aware of estrogen playing a part in treatment. ...Read more

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Memory Loss (Definition)

There can be short term memory loss such as "where did I put my keys?" or long term memory loss such as "where did I live as a child?" There also can be catastrophic memory loss such ...Read more


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Can diabetes cause memory loss?

Can diabetes cause memory loss?

Yes, several ways: Diabetes can be a risk factor for memory issues. The brain needs glucose in order to function, and very low or very high levels can lead to chronic damage of vascular and nervous pathways. Low blood sugar can lead to unconsciousness and death, and often persons who have behavioral issues when their blood sugar is low have no memory for the events. Protect your brain and control your glucose. ...Read more

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Will ssris cause memory loss ?

Will ssris cause memory loss
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NO: Unless you take an overdose -- in which case the memory loss would be temporary, but probably the least of your problems. Rarely, some SSRI's cause word finding problems. ...Read more

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Can depression cause memory loss ?

Can depression cause memory loss ?

Yes, in a way: There isn't a brain-destructive process like alzheimer's going on in depressed people, but thought process can be slowed to the point of not retaining information. If information isn't getting in, then it won't be remembered later. In the past there was a syndrome of "pseudodementia, " where low energy and poor motivation led to mistaken diagnoses of dementia in older people. ...Read more

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Can benzos cause memory lost?

Can benzos  cause  memory  lost?

Absolutely: Benzodiazepines like valium, xanax (alprazolam) and ativan can cause significant loss of memory, confusion and addiction. See your physician for assistance in stopping these medications. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can low thyroid hormone symptoms such as hair loss be reversed?

Can low thyroid hormone symptoms such as hair loss be reversed?

Possibly/depends,,,,: This may be reversed depending on how severe and long-standing the thyroid issue is and how good a person's circulation is. Strict adherence to therapy would also help. ...Read more

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Does antidepressants cause memory loss ?

Does antidepressants cause memory loss
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It could: Depression itself can cause memory loss, and that is the more likely case here. However, you should see a doctor for your memory problem, because it could be something else. ...Read more

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Can Dilantin cause memory loss?

Can Dilantin cause memory loss?

Maybe: This is not one of the side effects listed by FDA publications. However, it can cause confusion, which may appear as memory loss. ...Read more

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Does chemical imbalance cause memory loss and nightmares?

Chemical imbalance?: Chemical imbalance is very generic word used for various reasons like depression anxiety or any other psychiatric disorder. In that sense, yes it can cause memory issues but not memory loss. Worsening depression and anxiety can cause decrease in concentration, confusion and easy distractibility and forgetfulness. Night mares are a common anxiety phenomenon. ...Read more

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Can my memory loss be attributed to adhd?

Can my memory loss be attributed to adhd?

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

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Is memory loss related to statins?

Is memory loss related to statins?

Contraversial: But I think that memory and cognitive issues do occur, especially in older patients. A recent paper suggests that my opinion is wrong, but the study was done by drug industry, so, consider the source. ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance cause weight loss and appetite loss?

Can a hormone imbalance cause weight loss and appetite loss?

Weight loss: There are many causes of weight and appetite loss. Do you really know that you have hormone imbalance? You should see your doctor soon and together work out the likely causes of weight and appetite loss. Only then can appropriate management be started. ...Read more

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Can electroshock therapy cause memory loss?

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ECT: Temporary, depending on whether ECT was used unilaterally or bilaterally, as well as the no. Of tx 's & the underlying condition of the individual. ...Read more

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Can B12 deficiency lead to anemia and memory loss?

Yes.: Pernicious anemia is the most common reason for unexpected B12 deficiency. Lack of B12 can cause both anemia and neurological damage. The latter includes numbness, gait problems, and dementia. The neurological findings can occur before there is any anemia, or vice versa. The anemia will reverse with treatment. The neurologic problems may not correct completely with B12 treatment. ...Read more

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Can gingko prevent short term memory loss?

Not sure: There is no definite evidence for this substance or a great number of similar claims , the latest one being coconut oil. ...Read more

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Does radiation cause memory loss?

It depends: It depends where the radiation has been applied, what the need for the radiation is [eg, brain tumor], other medical problems that could be going on, and any other treatments you may be receiving, such as chemotherapy. It's best to consult your doctor for an answer that is accurate for your specific situation. ...Read more

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Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Can age alone cause damage to organs, memory loss, or even loss of bladder control?

Yes: Almost all systems deteriorate with age and exceed the body's ability to repair itself, which is why we die. It is interesting that there is an innate process in which certain neurons are programmed to die, which is called apoptosis. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Amnesia (Definition)

Amnesia is forgetfulness, which can be ...Read more