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Causes Of Memory Loss
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
It's complex.: Memory is a complex, poorly understood phenomenon. The fluctuations in blood pressure, blood flow and inflammation all can contribute. Often brain tissue is also destroyed during a coma which can have effects on memory. This is active area of medical research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I could remember every detail when I was a kid. Is this overstorage possible cause for memory loss?
At a young age of 22 years old, what could be the cause for memory loss and decreased cognitive functioning?
What causes sudden memory loss and confussion. I woke this a.M and could not remember my planned trip. I am 60 . In the pm it repeated itself suddenly?
Get Evaluated ASAP: The key word is "sudden". Sudden onset might be a sign of many things. I would recommend calling your primary care physician and discuss these symptoms with him/her to rule out any physical causes and take things from there. . Good luck! ...Read more
Underlying condition: There is probably no causal relationship but it is important to ensure that they are not both part of the same underlying condition. For example migraines can - if affecting certain intracranial vessels - cause memory loss along with the headaches. There are some other less likely conditions e.g. A tumor that could explain this but a more detailed examination by your doctor will clear things up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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