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Can you have memory loss from being tired?

Can you have memory loss from being tired?

Yes: Fatigue robs your brain of the ability to access data it basin place. It can also be harder to learn new things if you can't give adequate attention. Rest is important to your best performance and retention. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory Loss (Definition)

Memory loss is a symptom in which a person cannot recall (remember) something that he previously learned. Some memory loss is normal, such as not remembering facts learned in school years ago but not used since then. Other memory loss is abnormal, such as that caused by Alzheimer's Dementia ...Read more


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I am 44 female and having very irregular periods and memory loss and tiredness?

I am 44 female and having very irregular  periods and memory loss and tiredness?

Perimenopausal?: You may be perimenopausal. Adrenal stress/fatigue may also play a role. You need your hormone levels checked to rule out other problems that can affect your periods as well. Neurotransmitter (chemical messengers in the brain) testing should also be done. Sleep deprivation can cause the symptoms you are describing. The average adult needs 7 hours per night. ...Read more

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Headaches tiredness feels like I'm going to collapse with it not banged my head memory loss I can't focus or concentrate feel unsteady?

Headaches tiredness feels like I'm going to collapse with it not banged my head memory loss I can't focus or concentrate feel unsteady?

Many symptoms: you have many symptoms that need to be evaluated so the Doctor can determine what underlying condition you have, such as a possible sinus infection with head congestion, that is certainly affecting your everyday functioning. etc. If severe fatigue, see Dr asap. ...Read more

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On invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and experiencing memory loss and tiredness among other side effects. Can/should I change to geodon?

On invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and experiencing memory loss and tiredness among other side effects. Can/should I change to geodon?

Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and: Geodon (ziprasidone) have similar side effect profiles though different individuals may experience them differently. It is best to work closely with your prescriber re medication choice. Lifestyle measures and therapy can help improve psychiatric conditions and overcome side effects (which often diminish or disappear with continued medication use). Best regards. ...Read more

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17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac , light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron  for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac , light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

Go to see your MD: You have iron deficiency- despites taking the oral iron. How do you take it? If you only take once a day- then increase to 3x/day. Take it on empty stomach and drink it with orange juice or vitamin c to increase absorption. How is your diet? Increase intake of food that rich in iron like spinach, beets, liver etc. See-www.Ironrichfood.Org. If oral iron doesn't not help- then IV iron is needed. ...Read more

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I'm tired all the time, terrible memory loss, trouble finding words, confusion, and many more other symptoms. What could be wrong?

Few things: It could be anything from a medical problem to psychological problem to life stress...However, the few things you should make sure you don't current have are: thyroid problem, adrenal problem, electrolytes abnormalities and most importantly, sleep apnea. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can lupron (leuprolide) depot cause fatigue, memory loss?

Can lupron (leuprolide) depot cause fatigue, memory loss?

Yes: Lupron (leuprolide) can cause fatigue and short term memory loss. Also taken beyond six months can cause bone loss. ...Read more

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What is the possible diagnosis of difficulty keeping asleep, urinary urgence, fatigue , memory loss , sleepness , troubles focusing and feeling down ?

What is the possible diagnosis of difficulty keeping asleep, urinary urgence, fatigue , memory loss , sleepness , troubles focusing and feeling down ?

Multiple: Urinary urgency does not fit in with the rest of these symptoms. You could have a urinary tract infection plus additional issues such as depression and/or over-sedation from medications. You are on 3 medications which can make you sleepy, cause memory ; focus problems, etc. Also, amitriptylene can affect urination, generally making it harder to pee. Please tell your doctor about these problems! ...Read more

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Is pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 100mg a high dose? Getting a lot of side effects with increased dose compared to 50mg. Very tired, quiet, memory loss, concentration proble

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): Talk with your doctor about going back to 50mg. if that was tolerated better, and explore other alternatives. ...Read more

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Amnesia (Definition)

Amnesia is a condition where you are unable to remember new events (anterograde amnesia) and/or you ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more