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May Accutane cause temporarily memory loss while the treatment?

May Accutane cause temporarily memory loss while the treatment?

Not known effect: That said, just because it isn't, I never discount a person's experience - you could be the first. But no, that's not a commonly known neurological affect associated with Accutane (isotretinoin). ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory Loss (Definition)

There can be short term memory loss such as "where did I put my keys? " or long term memory loss such as "where did I live as a child? " There also can be catastrophic memory loss such as ...Read more


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Is there any treatment for short term memory loss?

Is there any treatment for short term memory loss?

Writing things down: Make post -its and other reminders. Write down dates in a planner or calendar. Use a friend or loved one to help remind you. Consult your doctor for further evaluation and possible medication. Be sure to consider situational stressors as contributing elements. ...Read more

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I'm 24, female, previously treated for depression&anxiety. Stopped treatment sometime this yr. Been experiencing memory loss. What could this be?

I'm 24, female, previously treated for depression&anxiety. Stopped treatment sometime this yr. Been experiencing memory loss. What could this be?

Depression anxiety: Depression and anxiety can cause problems with memory. There are also certainly physical illnesses such as thyroid disorders, B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency, and other central nervous system infections etc. That can cause difficulty with memory. I would suspect that yours is due to the stopping of your medication. Please return to your psychiatrist to be restarted on your medications and to be evaluated for any possible underlying physical conditions. Best wishes. Don't forget psychotherapy as well. ...Read more

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How to treat memory loss due to old age or brain impairment or Alzheimer's early symptoms. Suggest remedy or medicine or tonic not bla bla go to doc etc?

How to treat memory loss due to old age or brain impairment or Alzheimer's early symptoms. Suggest remedy or medicine or tonic not bla bla go to doc etc?

Proper diagnosis: Is important first. Aricept and / or Namenda (memantine) are common. Supplements suggested are bcomplex vitamins, exercise, and mentally challenging games like sudoku, crossword and memory exercises. Important to find out if this due to a neurodegenerative disease or just age-related decline ...Read more

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Completed treatment for hep c white cell count low have excessive anxiety no appetite memory problems. What could thid be?

Completed treatment for hep c white cell count low have excessive anxiety no appetite memory problems. What could thid be?

The answer changes..: ...Appropriate to what anti-viral treatment you received (conventional, and in what combination, or experimental?), how you tolerated the drugs (did you have similar symptoms while on therapy), and when your treatment was completed (yesterday versus 6 months ago). Also, did your symptoms pre-date hepatitis c medicine use, or are they new? Help us help you by providing more information please. ...Read more

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My son 20 has capd. Severe memory problems and has social issues, depressed. Takes vyavanse works, tries to go to school. Is there any new treatment?

My son 20 has capd. Severe memory problems and has social issues, depressed. Takes vyavanse works, tries to go to school. Is there any new treatment?

Neuropsych testing: Does the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) help him focus, comprehend ; complete his assignments? Does he really have adhd or other learning disabilities? Is his depression primary or secondary to the difficulties in school? He has complex issues including capd. He can have a neuropsychological exam done to evaluate his cognitive strengths ; deficits; then an individualized treatment plan can be created for him. ...Read more

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TBI in 12/12. still in treatment for vertigo, major depression, memory problems and disorientation to name a few. 2 episodes ending on floor. No recol?

TBI in 12/12. still in treatment for vertigo, major depression, memory problems and disorientation to name a few. 2 episodes ending on floor. No recol?

Standard tx for TBI: Is essential but consider following up w/a nutritionally oriented professional also. He/she can make some dietary suggestions that may prove helpful. Coconut oil is but one but you need to coordinate that w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Transient global amnesia treatment?

Transient global amnesia treatment?

Typical no need: Tga, by virtue of being transient, resolves spontaneously without treatment. It is usually thought to be a migraine aura-based mechanism. Do no harm and reassure the person of what they are asking about would be my advise. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for partial amnesia attacks (5-7min) with a healthy brain? This attaks occur after an event with inability to recognize people

What is the treatment for partial amnesia attacks (5-7min) with a healthy brain? This attaks occur after an event with inability to recognize people

No treatments: Are known for amnesia attacks although there is a good overall prognosis if there is not an underlying medical condition. However, I would seek evaluation to rule out epileptic amnesia attacks. ...Read more

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I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read more

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Could anxiety and memory loss be caused by hashimoto' s thyrodism?

Could anxiety and memory loss be caused by hashimoto' s thyrodism?

Hypothyroid: Low thyroid function can cause both emotional and cognitive issues, and indeed, doctors often consider low thyroid function in explaining memory loss in a new patient. The situation should stabilize once you have thyroid functions under control. ...Read more

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What causes Memory loss?

What causes Memory loss?

Memory loss: Can be caused by numerous events including strokes/trauma, medications or drugs, and illnesses such as Alzheimer’s dementia/other diseases. The complaint of memory impairment requires a careful evaluation and workup to rule out organic causes due to the multitude of possible causes. If it occurred suddenly this directs the M.D. to investigate accordingly, for example. ...Read more

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Severe memory loss? Causes?

Many causes: The common causes of memory loss are usually metabolic developments found in older peoples' brains. When a young man suffers marked memory loss, head trauma, drugs abuse and induced severe hypoglycemia, must be at the top of your list. Remember those cases of amnesia reported that happen, because of intent to treat to cause amnesia. ...Read more

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What is good for memory loss?

What is good for memory loss?

Depends upon cause: If sleep deprivation or sleep apnea with daytime hyper somnolence, might use Nuvigil. Would check for thyroid or vitamin issues and treat specifically, and if infection such as syphilis or HIV, use appropriate meds. Drugs for Alzheimers may be useful in alternative conditions, especially head injury. Some medical foods like Cerefolin-NAC and Axona can be valuable. ...Read more

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What could cause memory loss?

What could cause memory loss?

Memory loss: Memory loss is caused by many factors such as age, health, mental health, medication use, history of head injury, metabolic and environmental factors. Immediate recall is the most susceptible followed by short term memory followed by long term memory. ...Read more

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Memory loss & causes thereof.?

Memory loss & causes thereof.?

Many situations: Sleep deprivation, medical side effects, alcohol and drug abuse, hypothyroidism, syphilis and HIV, vitamin deficiency especially B-12, stress and depression. Also Alzheimers, multiple strokes, Parkinson's. ...Read more

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