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I have trouble remembering things. What can I do to help my memory?

I have trouble remembering things.  What can I do to help my memory?

Write notes: You might be trying to remember too many things at the same time. Write things you need to remember down. ...Read more

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I got a moderate concussion 3 yrs ago and my headaches are where I got hit. I have trouble remembering things and can't think as fast. Any ideas?

I got a moderate concussion 3 yrs ago and my headaches are where I got hit. I have trouble remembering things and can't think as fast. Any ideas?

Neuropsychologist: I think you are suggesting that your problems in memory and thinking speed have persisted since the concussion. If that is the case, then a neuropsychologist would be the professional to consult. If they are more recent, then you need to consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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I am always tired. Dizzy spells. Headaches. And I am having trouble remembering things i just did. I also get confused easily. I'm a 24yr old female?

I am always tired. Dizzy spells. Headaches. And I am having trouble remembering things i just did. I also get confused easily. I'm a 24yr old female?

Try neurology: Those symptoms are unfortunately common, and can occur with many syndromes. If your primary doc has ruled out hormonal problems, try a neurologist next. You could also check *reputable* medical reference websites like medscape.Com or others. Hope you get a diagnosis soon! ...Read more

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Lately everything tastes and smells funny and I do not have a cold or am i sick. I am also having trouble remembering things. I am a female 12/20/62.

Lately everything tastes and smells funny and I do not have a cold or am i sick.  I am also having trouble remembering things. I am a female 12/20/62.

Many possibilities: Don't always have to think worst. Many medications can cause altered sensation. Decreased memory in mid-life can also be medication related, but more frequently i see it in my patients with disturbed sleep patterns. Of course, there are many scarier possibilities since all your symptoms are neural: infection, stroke, chronic and immune diseases, tumors so see your doc for a thorough physical. ...Read more

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I am a 40yr old woman with type1 diabetes.i am having signs of a mini stroke. I have trouble speaking, not remember things and limb weakness.i need he?

I am a 40yr old woman with type1 diabetes.i am having signs of a mini stroke. I have trouble speaking, not remember things and limb weakness.i need he?

Call 911; chew aspir: A stroke is an emergency, can be halted or reversed if treated within the 1st minutes or hours. The earlier treated, the higher the chance of a favorable outcome. Call 911 to get rapid help, then chew and swallow a full-size aspirin. Exceptions to taking an aspirin would be persons on aspirin, those taking coumadin (warfarin) or a NOAC (new oral anticoagulant), or those with very high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can depakote cause memory loss when started taking depakote 1000mg for headaches I have had trouble recalling and remembering things and spelling?

Can depakote cause memory loss when started taking depakote 1000mg for headaches  I have had trouble recalling and remembering things and spelling?

Could be side effect: Depakote does not cause memory loss but it can make some people feel sleepy or inattentive. These effects tend to improve after taking it for a couple weeks. ...Read more

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Im only in my 20s but have a hard time remembering things if i dont write them down. Could I have a memory problem?

Im only in my 20s but have a hard time remembering things if i dont write them down. Could I have a memory problem?

How R U sleeping ?: The info lists your history of adhd of which 30-50 % will have some additional issue like short term memory difficulty, learning disability, etc.One of the more common reasons for memory trouble is ineffective sleep.If you are not getting good sleep, probably 8 hours, you might improve this with better attention to this factor. Balanced nutrition and exercise also help. ...Read more

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I am facing bad memory problem.Some time I forget very common things like names.Places even one day I couldn't remember name of my wife. Plz ?

I am facing  bad memory problem.Some time I forget  very common things like  names.Places even one day I couldn't remember name of my wife. Plz ?

See your doctor soon: There are lots of things that can cause those symptoms. Some are severe stress, medical issues that are affecting your liver, kidney or pancreatic functions with toxic affects on your brain & ability to think clearly. What most folks worry about under the circumstances you describe is that they are developing alzheimer's dementia. Don't just worry, go and get a medical evaluation & ease your mind. ...Read more

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Does alzheimer's ever happen to young people? If someone in their 20s is really forgetful and has trouble remembering to do things, is this a sign of alzheimer's or just something else?

Something else: The main risk factor for alzheimer's is age. This risk starts around 65 and then increases rapidly. Work with your doctor to find out if there is anything wrong with you. ...Read more

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I'm 43 years old, semi healthy I have hypothyroidism and ibs. This past year I have had tons of trouble remembering names of things. What could it be?

I'm 43 years old,  semi healthy I have hypothyroidism and ibs. This past year I have had tons of trouble remembering names of things. What could it be?

Leaky Gut: There is a connection between autoimmune disease and leaky gut. Often patients are sensitive to gluten as well. For more information on this topic, read this http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2012/04/leaky-gut-syndrome-linked-to-many.Html. ...Read more

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