Can you die from not remembering what came in your brain - Doctor answers

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How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

How can med students remember the parts of the brain, their functions, and disorders?

Most Medical Student: Most students remember the parts of the brain and their function usually either by rote memory or by association. ...Read more

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Food for the brain? Those that will help me remember things and concentrate more. Those that are easy to find.

Food for the brain? Those that will help me remember things and concentrate more. Those that are easy to find.

Not perfect science: Overall healthy eating, remaining physical and cognitively active is important for brain health. But food wise, think about berries (like blueberries), caffeine in moderation, dark/green leafy veggies (kale, spinach, dandelion greens, broccoli), stay hydrated, health fats (avocado/fatty fish (tuna, salmon, mackerel) and spices like tumeric/curcumin. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is there away I can be brain wash so I don't remember my past? I need it really bad

Is there away I can be brain wash so I don't remember my past? I need it really bad

Not really: There is not a way to make you forget your past. However, long term counseling with a good therapist can help you deal with the things that have happened in your past. As human beings we have an enormous capacity to make peace with great trauma in our pasts. It is hard to do this alone so please seek counseling. If you feel you are depressed talk to your doctor about medications also. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why don't we remember being put to sleep during a general anathestesia? What happens to the brain after drug injection?

Why don't we remember being put to sleep during a general anathestesia? What happens to the brain after drug injection?

Great medications: The preop meds are frequently chosen to be amnesia producing on purpose.
What drug?
These anesthesia drugs are metabolized and gone. The brain is normal if it was normal before. ...Read more

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I eat when iam really hungry after an hour I feel brain lost. Like when I went to watch an event I could remember after what happened?

I eat when iam really hungry after an hour I feel brain lost. Like when I went to watch an event I could remember after what happened?

Glucose regulation: You may be experiencing post-prandial hypoglycemia, which is often an early sign of some Insulin resistance. You can have a glucose and Insulin tolerance test -if you can find a functional medicine doctor. You could also check your own blood sugar before, 1/2 hr, 1 hour and 2hours after eating if you have access to a glucometer. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my brain? I'm 27 years old and I feel like I'm losing it. I'm so clumbsy lately, dropping things. I have a hard time comprehending/remembering things. Get thoughts/words mixed up. Memory is so bad I forget what im watching on tv during a

What is wrong with my brain? I'm 27 years old and I feel like I'm losing it. I'm so clumbsy lately, dropping things. I have a hard time comprehending/remembering things. Get thoughts/words mixed up. Memory is so bad I forget what im watching on tv during a

Problems: Problems with attention, memory, mood, sleep regulation, coordination and bladder control could reflect a process affecting the entire brain or multiple parts of the brain, but are unlikely to be caused by something affecting a portion of the brain or a portion of the spinal cord. Potential causes could include inflammatory or autoimmune diseases, such as hashimoto encephalopathy or multiple sclerosis. Most of these problems (but not all) are also symptoms of major depression. These problems deserve evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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For what reason is it that I feel unfocused, hard to remember, brain fogged, and restless only at home?

For what reason is it that I feel unfocused, hard to remember, brain fogged, and restless only at home?

Some considerations: Cannot fully pin this down within the online format based on your information. But consider emotional issues, perhaps migraine equivalents, thyroid, or hematological issues, vitamin deficiencies, medication reactions, issue with alcohol or recreational drugs. Have your regular doctor fully sort this out. ...Read more

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Can you please explain how and why with brain damage remember some things and not others?

Can you please explain how and why with brain damage remember some things and not others?

Memory: Different parts of your brain are responsible for short term and long term memory formation and retrieval. Therefore, damage to the brain may result in varying degrees of memory loss. ...Read more

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What is my father's problem after his brain attack? He can't seem to remember details anymore.

What is my father's problem after his brain attack? He can't seem to remember details anymore.

Stroke: Unfortunatetly with stroke you can have significant deficit affecting you memory, speech, motor skills (walk, hands), vision, coordination, counting, etc. It depends what part of the brain was affected. ...Read more

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When growing up I remember hearing a woman had baby with water on the brain. What was that? It died

When growing up I remember hearing a woman had baby with water on the brain. What was that? It died

Hydrocephalus: Build up of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain causing swelling, pushing the brain up against the skull and damaging the brain tissue. CSF surrounds the brain and spinal cord and cushions the brain. Genetic defects or infections during pregnancy; meningitis/encephalitis, bleeding in the brain-esp if premie, injuries, tumors or trama are possible causes. ...Read more

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Why is it that I feel unfocused, hard to remember, brain fogged, and restless only at home but fine when I'm at school or elsewhere?

Why is it that I feel unfocused, hard to remember, brain fogged, and restless only at home but fine when I'm at school or elsewhere?

May be an: Environmental issue like mold, toxic fumes or psychological stressors (noisy kids etc) Tell your doctor about your concern. Get the problem remedied. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Worried of brain tumor. Suddenly woke up and for 10-15 seconds, I couldn't remember who was in the bed next to me. Then I "came to" and remembered it was my husband. I just couldn't remember. Scared!

Worried of brain tumor. Suddenly woke up and for 10-15 seconds, I couldn't remember who was in the bed next to me. Then I "came to" and remembered it was my husband. I just couldn't remember. Scared!

Brain tumor: It is unlikely that you have a brain tumor. Brain tumors have a gradual onset and progressive morning headaches and nausea is common. It is not uncommon to be disoriented when we first wake up, especially if waking from a deep sleep. Often people can have trouble focusing upon waking if a new medication or a sleeping aid has been taken the night before. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel confused or brain fog but if I was truly confused could I hold a perfectly normal conversation and remember lots of things?

Sometimes I feel confused or brain fog but if I was truly confused could I hold a perfectly normal conversation and remember lots of things?

Confusion: Please seek an evaluation as soon as possible. There are numerous possible causes of confusion including medications, infection, head injury, neurologic illnesses, etc, and these potential causes need to be investigated, ruled out, and treatment initiated once the cause is identified.
Good luck! ...Read more

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I feel like my brain is in constant 'fog'. I don't remember a lot of things I learn. I'm 24, healthy not anxious or depressed.

I feel like my brain is in constant 'fog'. I don't remember a lot of things I learn. I'm 24, healthy not anxious or depressed.

Need evaluation: For this problem, you need to start with a good evaluation with your physician. There are many possibilities for feeling in a "fog, " -- including alcohol or drug use, hypothyroidism, infections, head injury, etc, please get started by working with your primary care doctor. Be well. ...Read more

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My dad has 2 grade4 brain tumours his been on high doses of morphine recently he is losing his memory didn't remember me today is this normal?

Sorry to hear this: If your dad does have high grade gliomas, these are tough to treat, and the tumors could be large enough to cause cognitive loss, but morphine possesses anticholinergic side effects and can cloud memory and other intellectual functions, and even cause delusions and hallucinations. Sometimes, some restoration can be achieved by using memory enhancing agents (donepezil, etc). ...Read more

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