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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
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 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?
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
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
Severe short term memory loss gotten worse over a month. Forgetting names of friends, times for things, etc. Hx of depression, anxiety, ocd.. Concern?
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
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