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Lupus And Short Term Memory Loss And Forgetting What Im Doing
I tend to forget stuff like things to bring, my agenda for the day, etc. Is it amnesia or short term memory loss?
Memory loss is a symptom in which a person cannot recall (remember) something that he previously learned. Some memory loss is normal, such as not remembering facts learned in school years ago but not used since then. Other memory loss is abnormal, such as that caused by Alzheimer's Dementia ...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?
I'm 35, male, having constant short term memory loss. Multiple times per day, I can't remember words or why I entered a room. Any ideas?
Many possibilities: Medication side-effect (tranquilizers, high-dose antihistamines, etc). Chronic alcoholism. Head injury/concussion. Thyroid disorder. Vitamin B12 deficiency. Actually, there's a long list. You should be evaluated in person by a doctor. Helpful webpage to get you started: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003257.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 23, f, writer by profession, have anxiety, depression & short term memory loss.Taking meds.Cant concentrate.I badly need to finish a script.Help pls?
Im 44.Im on no meds other over-the-counter med for acid reflux.I hav no entergy, sleep a lot.And have ED problems.My apptite is slowley going away. And have long and short term memory loss, and depreson?
Male Menopause: This sounds like the metabolic syndrome: pre-diabetic, mildly overweight, lethargic, and most likely with low testosterone. You do not have to live with this at your young age...Not any more. A good men's health expert should be able to put all of this together and provide you with a comprehensive plan to get back to feeling normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing severe short term memory loss for the last year and a half. I'm only 43. Been on Zoloft for 16y. On crestor for about 7y.
Im suffering short term memory loss, extremebrain fog/cognitive issues, agitation yet have had MRI negative & family doesnt seem to care. Encephalitis?
Neuropsychologist: Encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections. Consider history as concussions and drug use can cause the same symptoms. A neuropsychologist is trained to assess function and determine whether there have been changes in function and if so in what areas of the brain. This assessment can be helpful when an MRI is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are low ferritin levels linked to constant muscle aches and weight gain at all? I'm a 28 yo female with ferritin levels of 15. I am constantly feeling fatigued, sore, have brain fog and short term memory loss as well as thinning hair.
Sorting out: Low ferritin levels can be associated with Restless Leg Syndrome, but can also be seen with iron deficiencies, and anemias. Some of your symptoms might fit one or more of these problems. Have a conference with your doctor and get full explanation of how this relates to your problems. ...Read more
Not so.: About 50% of the elderly never develop dementia, but our intellectual faculties do slow as we get older. It may take a bit longer to recall facts, but short term memory loss is not a normal feature of aging. Lack of sleep, emotional stress, and poor nutrition can hurt focus and concentration. ...Read more
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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