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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have schizophrenia for 8 years now I'm 28 but I'm concered with my memory im starting to forget names courses that i take for example what to expect?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a girl of 29 years. I suffer from headaches and often forget names or places I have visited. I been at few ctscan but drs. Say i'm okay?
Forgetful: There are neuropsychiatric and psychological/psychiatric conditions that can cause headaches and memory problems. Partial complex seizures can do this, so can dissociative disorders, metabolic conditions like hypothyroidism, blood sugar fluctuations, etc. A neuropsychiatrist can do an evaluation for these conditions. ...Read more
How to know if early onset dementia (36yrs) or normal age related cognitive decline. Forget names & finding it hard to find words or using wrong one?
See your doctor: Or, schedule Concierge visit and we can go into this in further detail. ...Read more
It seems dementia patients forget names. But will they also forget the face of a frequent visitor who is absent for about 2-3 weeks?
Memory probs? Losing track of what I am doing. Losing items. Forget names of people on phone + forgeting what im saying. Not sad will flourextine help
Need assessment: Fluoxetine is an antidepressant used to treat depression and several anxiety disorders. If you are suffering from depression, you may also experience cognitive symptoms - memory and concentration problems. However, there are other diagnoses which could account for the symptoms you mention, and fluoxetine wouldn't be the drug of choice. A formal assessment is indicated to make the diagnosis first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe short term memory loss gotten worse over a month. Forgetting names of friends, times for things, etc. Hx of depression, anxiety, ocd.. Concern?
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
Is their a pill or medication to reduce alchol craving i currently drink 1 pint every day it seems to be getting worse, years ago i took a mild tranqualizer for something else it worked on my craving , but i forget the name
Hello, : Hello, any of these sound familiar: disulfiram, naltrexone, and acamprosate. The problem with using a tranquilizer is that is a substitute for the alcohol and you are still under the influence of a mind altering drug. You might want to consider medical accupuncture as a way to help with your sobriety. ...Read more
Don't jump to AD: I'm imagining that you fear early onset Alzheimer's. If so, do visit your doctor to ask for an exam and referral if needed. Even if it runs in your family, there is a good chance that this is NOT it, but it will either reassure you or give you a good head start w/ management choices. Fear can make these things happen more w/out any disease. Tx and counseling can provide a high quality life if +. ...Read more
Hello doctor, i keep forgetting things and it's really disturb me. I can even forget a name of a friend after some few seconds, what's wrong with me?
Hello doctor I have a serious problem " i keep forgetting things, a friend can tell me his name and i can forget the name less than 5min please help me?
Causes may vary...: Difficulty with memory can stem from a number of causes including need for memory strategies, anxiety, sleep deprivation, side effects of medication, or a variety of health conditions. Given that there are a lot of unknowns, it is best to speak with your physician about your concerns. Make a list of occasions when this occurs, any other changes your are aware of, etc. That might help him/her. ...Read more
I have a few bumps on my head that hurt, mosquito bite sized. I had a fungus (forget medical name) on my back recently. What is it? Treatment option?
I have problems w/ concentrating & remembering i always forget almost everything names, places, situations, etc. Is there any medicine that can improve?
Yes but test first-: Organic causes for memory loss can sometimes be treated if the cause is known (hypothyroidism, B12 deficiency, neurosyphilis, obstructive sleep apnea, depression, polypharmacy, others). These diagnoses can be treated with either a medication and/or non-pharmaceutical intervention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I have difficulty completing chores that I have been doing for years, without thought and forgetting my dogs name?
Why do I have difficulty completing chores that I used to complete without giving any thoughts to or forget my dogs name?
Fatigue: How old are you? When did you last visit your doctor? Please provide me more information about your symptoms. ...Read more
I have problems w/ concentrating & remembering i always forget almost everything names, places, situations, etc. Is there possible 2 have Alzheimer's later?
Alzheimer's : There is no indication from the information provided that would suggest that you have ahigher risk of developing alzheimer's in the future. At your age i recommend healthy lifestyle including adequate amount of continuous sleep at night, avoid excessive amount of sweets (carbohydrate), exercise, stay socially active, keep your mind active, read and talk to others about what you read and learned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers