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Memory Loss After Walking From A Coma
Memory loss: Memory loss subsequent to coma can depend upon the reason for the coma. Some patients in a coma were placed in a medically -induced one while others may have had a disease state that caused the coma. Some patients may have sustained brain injury and the type an location of the injured brain can impact the amount of memory loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Unlikely: In general, in the immediate time period after a generalized seizure (the post-ictal period), memory registration is impaired and new memories cannot be properly formed. It is not likely that events which occur in the post-ictal period will be recalled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can memory loss effect and affect memory thoughts or recollection in patients that suffer memory loss from motor vehicle accident?
Can you recover from amnesia resulting from a traumatic event or even from memory loss as a result?
Clarify?: There's a "pop" notion that people, especially children, typically forget horrible experiences, and that these can be recovered by hypnosis and suggestive interviewing. Most physicians believe this is not true. What settled it for me is a series of about 100 kids, each of whom saw dad kill mom at a young age. Every one of them remembered in detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head injury: Yes. A head injury in a car crash is likely to be at least a concussion (in which the violent impact forces the soft brain tissue to decelerate abruptly against the skull). Concusions cause regional brain disturbances, particularly in cognitive functions associated with the brain cortex, including executive function. The type of symptoms depend on the location of brain contusion. ...Read more
Concussion: There was an injury to the brain considering the mechanism of the injury and the symptom of unconciousness. But the chances of significant brain damage are small. Normally a head CT is done for someone after a car accident to be sure there is no bleeding. If there is none, then a concussion is normally diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Status epilepticus is a life-threatening condition in which seizures are prolonged and affect much of the brain. Someone can be in a coma with se either because of prolonged seizures or because of meds used to stop the seizure. In either case once the seizures stop it can take time to recover. If the seizures are very prolonged damage to the brain can occur. ...Read more
Could a brain injury from 4yrs ago effect me today in balance. Vertigo memory insomnia i suffer from this from such a issue. Skull was fractured?
Can short term memory loss be caused by traumatic experiences , stress grief .. Is losing your memory permament or as depression lifts it will return ?
It should return: Unless there is a physical (vascular) problem, your memory should return and you can help this process by what you do. Seeking supportive psychotherapy and/or practicing something like mindful meditation may be useful. Even books, music or film and conversation with pleasant companions can re-ignite short-term memory - so can active spiritual exercises. Do try to have faith as you heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After a weekend with memory loss an MRI showed I have poor circulation in my brain. What are warning signs of future extended memory lapses?
How does a stroke patient gain back their daily abilities like walking driving etc from a massive brain anuerysm? Suggestions besides physiotherapy?
Heals itself.: We know now that the brain tries to heal itself. This happens by healthy portions of the brain taking over the function of the parts affected by the stroke. This takes time and simulation (thus the importance of physical, occupational, and speech/language therapy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience extreme dizziness and disorientation upon standing after I sit/lay down for more then 10 min. Is that caused from previous concussions?
Tizanidine: is a centrally acting Alpha 2 agonist that is known to cause orthostatic hypotention even in low doses (2 mg). I rarely use it in individuals who are not wheel chair bound with MS. You need to have your blood pressure and pulse checked in the upright and supine position with and without this medication. Ketamine is a hallucinogenic anesthetic popular in Rave Culture. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Question is unclear: A good recovery would consist of complete return of speech and orientation but that's not what you're asking, no doubt. Could you please re-phrase? ...Read more
Can memory loss and difficult focusing be caused by anxiety? I'm scared I have a brain tumor, since my mom died of a glioblastoma/had memory loss.
Fish Oil : The dementia that is reversible is vitamin B12 or Folic Acid defiency dementia, . Vascular dementia is irreversible. I know for sure that there are a lot of good tangible results about fish oil being very helpful to improve cognition, sleep, anxiety, depression. These are all associated common symptoms of dementia too. It also reduces clotting, which is common with vasuclar dementia. ...Read more
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