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2 years w tbi, symptoms of headaches, fatigue, slow visual working memory, processing. Back to work, feel 100%. But what to watch out for now?

2 years w tbi, symptoms of headaches, fatigue, slow visual working memory, processing. Back to work, feel 100%. But what to watch out for now?

Long term sequelae: Tbi (traumatic brain injury) may have sequelae several years after the injury. The greater the severity of the injury, the more likely the sequelae. Post-traumatic hydrocephalus or normal pressure hydrocephalus may occur years after the injury. Chronic fluid collections outside of the brain (subdural hematomas) may also occur. Further work-up by your physician may include additional studies (mri). ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more


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How do memory cells work?

How do memory cells work?

Memory: Cannot do this justice in 400 characters. Not just cells but network. Good google Question. Best source would be to go tohttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ for the world lit on this. ...Read more

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Does procera avh work on improving your memory?

Does procera avh work on improving your  memory?

No credible evidence: Like many supplements, procera avh has limited internal supposed research or evidence is based on speculation from original research on component ingredients. The one study on avh is in a discontinued journal & far from the respected medical mainstream. There is real opportunity for neutral to negative effects from use. Talk with your doctor about your sx &otc products you use /considering. ...Read more

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Could ginkgo baloba really work for improving memory?

Could ginkgo baloba really work for improving memory?

Save your money: It does NOT help, and this has been proven via numerous formal and informal studies. ...Read more

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How to increase memory power and visual power for students?

How to increase memory power and visual power for students?

Brain power: Improved memory cannot be attained with a simple fix. Rather, it takes optimization of many factors. Stay mentally active, socialize regularly, get organized, sleep well, eat a healthy diet, exercise, and manage chronic conditions. Improved memory only comes with persistence and practice. See your physician for discussion. http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/improve-your-memory ...Read more

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What should I do to improve my concentration and memory at work?

?: First get enough sleep - whats usually good for you, not less. Depression and anxiety will disrupt concentration & memory. If these are present, check with a therapist. It may also be that youhave adult add. Best to take it seriously and work with a psychiatrist to evaluate this. Too many possibe causes to work out alone. ...Read more

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I work in the night shift. Can I still manage a healthy well-being and a good memory? Any particular nutrition targets?

I work in the night shift. Can I still manage a healthy well-being and a good memory? Any particular nutrition targets?

Yes: Sleep is the most important issue. Try to set up a regular sleep cycle. You should continue your exercise routine during daylight hours if possible. Good nutrition is important but can't be covered here. It is easy to over eat when working nights. Pay attention to your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Is there any way to "flash" images into visual memory? Any studies on this? I've noticed that relaxing+flashing the light on and off helps. Any ideas?

Is there any way to "flash" images into visual memory? Any studies on this? I've noticed that relaxing+flashing the light on and off helps. Any ideas?

Interesting: Are you really interested in this field of research? I encourage you to do a bit of internet research and contact the researcher that catches your interest. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if muscle memory actually works and is a real thing?

Can you tell me if muscle memory actually works and is a real thing?

Muscle memory is: real. It is why I don't need to look when I knit - my brain & fingers are working smoothly together. ...Read more

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What are some of the very best ways to boost your memory and your brainpower for school or work?

What are some of the very best ways to boost your memory and your brainpower for school or work?

Simple: Proper nutrition, hydration, rest and exercise are the foundations og good brain function. Artificial aids such as stimulants, herbs and such may help marginally in the short term, but are generally harmful or have never been proven to work. ...Read more

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I read.That hbp medicine in the future reduce your visual sense and increase your memory lost. How can I prevent these? "sorry for my english"

I read.That hbp medicine in the future reduce your visual sense and increase your memory lost. How can I prevent these? "sorry for my english"

See below: Hpb meds work in different ways & have different side effects. Discuss your concerns with your doc so s/he can prescribe a med that will not cause either of those side effects. Eating healthy meals, maintaining weight, getting regular exercise will further preserve visual function & memory. ...Read more

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I am suffering from bad concentration and memory and also very poor ability to catch multiple variables to put any action plan for situations or work?

See a pyschiatrist: Or a good clinical psychologist and try and learn why this is occurring. If you have any other symptoms or if this is quite recent you might want to see a neurologist first and make sore there is no organic etiology for this. ...Read more

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My wife is 27yrs & recently she is forgetting lot of things. She is from it field & get over loaded with the office work. Her memory is getting reduce?

My wife is 27yrs & recently she is forgetting lot of things. She is from it field & get over loaded with the office work. Her memory is getting reduce?

Unlikely. : Human memory facility and capacity does decline with age, especially working memory, but it is unlikely at age 27. Stress affects attention (which determines what info even makes it to working and longer term memory stores), memory capacity, and sleep. When overtaxed many tasks and details get lost in the fray. Together work on taking some steps toward greater health and work-family balance! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if memory vitamins work?

May or may not: Gingko biloba has failed. In some alzheimer's patients, anecdotal suggestion that some benefit may be due to Alpha lipoid acid or perhaps other otc agents. Regarding vitamins, if one has an mthfr tt genetics, biologically active folate (folic acid) and b-12 may be extremely valuable, and alcohol thiamine deficiency can be reversed in part by vit b-1. However, otherwise, outcomes may be disappointing. ...Read more

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Can my computer work as a memory aid?

Can my computer work as a memory aid?

Yes: There are numerous programs that can assist you in improving your memory (e.g., studyblue.Com). Whether you use a flashcard application or tools for staying organized and scheduling study time, the computer is a wonderful tool. Of course, the computer can also be a gateway to significant distraction. So, a considerable amount of self-control and will power will be needed to keep focused on goals. ...Read more

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I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?

I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?

Try Learning Rx: This is not in my area of expertise, but I am aware of a unique company called learning rx that has been very successful in helping identify areas of learning weakness and using exercises / training to improve these weaknesses. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have read the kaplan & sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry 9th, but confused in memory area, how it works, any help or reference?Best regards

I have read the kaplan & sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry 9th, but confused in memory area, how it works, any help or
reference?Best regards

2 Books: I would recommend daniel seagal, md's book the developing mind as well as john raty, md's book a user's guide to the brain. Good explainations and enjoyable to read. ...Read more

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It's like 6 months I am experiencing memory problems e.g. I can't remember names of people I have met or people I used to know their names, I do remember close relatives names. I would define myself scatterbrained. And this is giving me problems at work a

There are: Numerous problems and illnesses that can cause memory impairment, and they can require a complete evaluation including laboratory studies, history, and physical examination. I would encourage you to seek a full evaluation with your primary care provider. Depending on those results, please follow up with a specialist accordingly. Good luck! ...Read more

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