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How Does Visual Memory Work
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Save your money: It does NOT help, and this has been proven via numerous formal and informal studies. ...Read more
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
?: 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
Is there a pill or something to help improve memory? I have the hardest time & its been affecting my work
Memory: Need to find the cause & remedy that. Start with medical evaluation by your family doc. ...Read more
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
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
I'm only 24 and my memory is failing. I constantly forget important things and its getting me into trouble at work. Plus i'm so clumsy.?
U need to see U PCP : For evaluation and work up.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have read the kaplan & sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry 9th, but confused in memory area, how it works, any help or
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 moreSee 8 more doctor answers
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