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Memory Problems Near Me
Can anxiety cause short term memory probs? Like where you put your keys, phone, ect? Worried about brain tumor! Memory problems = brain tumor?
Headaches, vision problem in left eye, dizziness, severe fatigue, memory loss, speech problem, clumsiness, etc. What could this be?
Get checked out...: .. by a healthcare professional right away. Your symptoms are not specific to any one condition but all of them together can mean certain bad things. make sure you are not ingesting any new substances or medications which could explain these symptoms. Go see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
I am having short term memory problems after brain cancer treatments. Is there any way to improve my memory?
Many have catalogued: Cognitive deficits after brain radiotherapy treatment. Few are permanent, but some may me. Time will tell, and no specific post treatment pill fixes this. Another image is needed to assure that there are no anatomic causes, and there are issues like hydrocephalus that need evalaution. Formal testing of cognition can measure change, positive or negative. Discuss with oncologist/neurologist. ...Read more
Let them do it: Ask them to solve increasingly more difficult real-world problems; have them weigh a few options and pick their favorite; ask for their advice on something and ask how they arrived at that conclusion; ask them their opinions on various things and why they have those opinions. For memory: http://www.Psychologytoday.Com/blog/radical-teaching/200904/top-10-list-improve-your-childs-memory. ...Read more
So i could have alzheimer's, but brain MRI missed it? I have major memory issues, confusion, feel drunk, sensation in head, cognitive problems, i'm 19
19: 19 years old, diagnosed osa (mostly if not controlled yet) you don t need alzheimer s diagnosis (at your age?!) to explain those symptoms. If those problems persist after treating osa properly, and maybe adjusting your weight and healthy diet, further studies might be needed. Ask your dr, more workup may help. Stay clean and safe. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Topamax cause permanent memory loss, lack of concentration, trouble with recall, etc. I think that may have happened to me & I'm really worried.
Possibly: It can possibly - I would talk to a Neurologist about this ...Read more
I am experiencing balance problems, memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events) , difficulty focusing, fatigue, appetite chang...
Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breath of Life; due to which you have lived for 17 years. Likely, it is Depression due to a major traumatic experience. Alcohol and Drug use can make these symptoms worse. Please see a Psychiatrist for •Diagnosis •Therapy for stresses of life •Neurological consultation for balance and memory problems •Medication ...Read more
Gave birth. Memory fog is getting worse, it's affecting ADL, I'm having speech problems, I'm depressed & I have repeated scary thoughts about the baby?
Please seek help: This sounds like post-partum depression and I recommend seeing your OB Doc or your Family doc ASAP. This is very common and very treatable but it needs to be addressed soon for the benefit/protection of you and your new baby. Many women go through this. Please read about post-partum depression online and make an appointment soon. If you are suicidal please call 911 or go to the nearest ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have headaches, forgetfullness due to eye strain. After solving this problem my memory will be same or eye strain can permamently damage my memory?
Eye strain?: Eye strain is a vague term and means different things to different people. Eye symptoms should not alter one's memory. One can make sure to see an ophthalmologist to clarify what "eye strain" means. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in disorders of the eyes. An optometrist is not a medical doctor, but a type of doctor who specializes in contact lenses, glasses, and refractions. ...Read more
What causes temporary episodes cognitive dysfunction -confusion, mental fog, memory loss in lupus? When i'm flaring, i cannot think straight!
I am experiencing inattention. The following also describe me: Memory problems and Poor concentration. What should I do?
Possible ADHD: Start with a focused visit with your primary care doctor or neurologist who can start with an assessment for possible ADHD which is based on history and also screen for mood and chemical use disorders, both of which can cause inattention and poor concentration as well. Onset of symptoms is especially important, and if present since childhood, documents from teachers or parent observations help. ...Read more
Can anxiety/depression and me only focusing on my memory cause severe memory lapses that happen frequently. LIke me forgetting severak hours or so.
Shakiness, memory and concentration problems, balance problems, difficulty speaking.What is happening to me?
What does white spots on the brain mean? I am having memory loss, equilibrium, and cognitive problems
We don't know: You are probably referring to non-specific white matter lesions seen on MRI of your brain. We actually do not have a clear understanding of what these or what they mean. They are loosely associated with stroke and dementia. However, at 38 years of age I would not think your white spots are cause of your symptoms and am surprised you have them. They could be serious. Please get them checked out. ...Read more
What causes frequent headaches, short term memory loss, occasional dificulty talking, and the inability to think, (almost as if my brain shuts off)?
Anxiety and headache: Anxiety often causes neck muscles to tighten. These muscles insert on the back of the head and cause tension migraines. These headaches frequently worsen as the day progresses. The can cause difficulty with concentration which in turn leads to problems with memory or even speech. ...Read more
Can a very small old infarct in white matter change to cerebellum cause balance problems, dizziness, perception problems, weak legs forgetfulness?
No: your symptpoms does not seem to be related to the small old infarct in the cerebellum. You need to see your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more
Will an MRI without contrast show the beginning signs of MS?
Symptoms: slurred speech, memory problems, unsteady gait, confusion, etc.
Complex question: There are 3 types of MRI used to diagnose MS: T1-weighted, T-2 weighted, and FLAIR. No single test is used to diagnose MS, generally a combination of tests over time is needed to get a definitive diagnosis. You need to consult a neurologist experienced with MS and let him or her guide you. Do you have a family history of this disease? Although chronic, progression can be very slow. Good luck! ...Read more
I have been diganosed with both trigeminal neralgia and occipital neuralgia. I also have some memory problems and muscle spasms . Could I have ms?
Challenging?: You seem to have very complex issues, and i would certainly wonder about an underlying unitary diagnosis. Ms could cause fatigue, memory loss, and trigeminal neuralgia, but usually not occipital neuralgia. Maybe MRI of brain and spinal cord could illuminate the picture. Might also want to check for lupus, lyme disease, and even hiv. Perhaps get full evaluation at a local medical school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my bed/mattress topper be causing my foggy thinking and poor memory? Sleep isn't the problem, I'm thinking more like a chemical in the mattress.
Doubtful: I'm not aware of any chemicals in mattresses. Your symptoms are more likely to be medication or substance induced or some sort of illness. To set your mind at ease I suggest that you buy a new, high quality mattress cover. If your symptoms persist then you should see your physician. ...Read more
I am studying at college and i always have problems staying focused and have very poor memory, which seems to have deteriorated since i left school.
Poor focus deteriora: If the onset was present before 7 years of age, then it is possibly adhd, but with your indication that the deterioration is more recent, your memory needs to be evaluated, and see your doctor. A common cause of slight memory loss, and poor focus with onset in your 20's is possibly depression or anxiety also. ...Read more
Can anything be done to alleviate the problems associated with intellectual disability - eg impaired memory, problem solving and thinking?
Educational &: behavioral therapy is geared to the individual's age & levels of cognitive & adaptive functioning. Does he or she have SSI & Medicaid + ADA accomodations for work, if an adult? People with mild-moderate ID can learn, with repetition. Federal law grants a person with ID the right to services that promote integration into the community.If ID is severe-profound, to a competent caretaker. ...Read more
65yo dad just diagnosis with severe central sleep apnea. Ahi 35, 0 min REM sleep. Causing poor memory, concentration problems, difficulty problem solving?
Can brain cancer cause these symptoms?depression/poor memory/balance problems/dizzy/severe fatigue/body jerks/weakness/head pressure
Yes: Yes it can, not specifically tho. Brain mass causes different symptoms based on where its located. ...Read more
Forgetfulness, Memory problems, Poor concentration, nerve pain in head, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, tachycardia, swollen belly/legs/feet.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Memory problems": Is a very general phrase. Start by talking w/your doc. If the problem is significant and medical issues have been ruled out a neuropsychologist can test you and tell you your strengths and weaknesses and how best to cope w/them. Reflect on your lifestyle, exercise, food, etc. They are all factors. Also, are you depressed? That makes it difficult to concentrate and remember. Peace. ...Read more
Memory problems: Memory problems are very common and varied. After illnesses like the ones caused by accidents, you can have blackouts due to head trauma, being forgetful if details of the accident due to post traumatic stress disorder. Other illnesses will evidence with memory loss if affecting the central nervous system like immunological diseases or chronic inflammatory illnesses. ...Read more
Drugs: Because you did drugs 40 years ago. ...Read more
Selective attention: But it is typical for teenagers to select what they attend to in the first place and what they choose to tell adults about. Teens today are frequently multitasking which divides their attention between many things and decreases the likelihood they will be able to give any one thing/person their full attention or memory capacity. Eliminate distractions and see what happens. ...Read more