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What are the causes of forgetting names and what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

What are the causes of forgetting names and  what are the cures? Is it medicine/drug related?

Can be: Medications & drugs can indeed affect memory. Alcohol, illicit drugs, sleep medications, anti-anxiety agents, anti-psychotics, pain medications, some antidepressants, anything that is very sedating can cause you to not register names or events -- thus forgetting them later. The "cure" is to stop using alcohol/drugs, and to see your physician to evaluate your memory concerns & make suggestions. ...Read more

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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

I forget the name of the organ, but it cause your body to release toxic in your body if burst. ?

Pancreas: Probably pancreas. This organ contains a large number of enzymes that are specifically designed to digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. That is precisely what we are made of. Injuring the pancreas may releases all these evil humours into the local area. This can wreak havoc in your abdomen... ...Read more

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Is schizophrenia a type of dementia? If not why does it cause severe memory loss, black outs during listening, forgetting basic things, names, ect?

Is schizophrenia a type of dementia? If not why does it cause severe memory loss, black outs during listening, forgetting basic things, names, ect?

Used to be thought s: Originally the disorder now called schizophrenia was called dementia praecox. Now we have a much more detailed division of mental disorders. There definately can be symptoms that are the same as those in someone with dementia. Any new diagnosis of schizophrenia requires a neurologic evaluation and brain imaging. There are many things that have overlapping sx and new sx may warrant neuro consult. ...Read more

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I am forgetting a lot of things--what can cause this?

I am forgetting a lot of things--what can cause this?

Forgetting: Memory troubles can come from many causes. The most common is from alcohol or drug intoxication and withdrawal. The effects of other sedating pharmaceuticals can also cause this. So can depression, dissociation, and many other medical illnesses that impact your cognition. Please see your family physician for an evaluation of this problem, so that you can get help with it. ...Read more

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I'm forgetting how to spell the simplest words. What could cause this memory problem?

I'm forgetting how to spell the simplest words. What could cause this memory problem?

Neuropsychological: Evaluation might prevent unnecessary & unhelpful worry. I can imagine how frightened you may feel. Anxiety can make symptoms worse so, if you can, have a good eval. Results might guide important decisions that can nip a problem in the bud or rule out things that you fear. As young as you are, this may be a good time to prevent or slow down any early disease progress that there is. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have fats under my skin it makes itchy on my body I can't know it's solution neither it's cause I keep my body clean everyday without forgetting it?

I have fats under my skin it makes itchy on my body I can't know it's solution neither it's cause I keep my body clean everyday without forgetting it?

Born with it...: Having a doc take a look and palpate these fats and corresponding itchy skin after reviewing the info on thier onset, degree, change,.. over time is the least must before offering diagnosis for care, although the fats may just the common benign lipoma and the itchy spots can be eased with 1% of hydrocortisone cream - gingerly 1-2 times daily for 2-3 days off & on; these concerns have no cure... ...Read more