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Does pregnancy cause forgetfulness?

Does pregnancy cause forgetfulness?

Yes: Yes. Some people call it "pregnancy brain". Its a little annoying but transient and resolves after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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30yr f. W/ high B.P) sometime when I yawn or breathe I can't breathe and I start coughing for air. I also have been really sleepy and forgetful ???

30yr f. W/ high B.P) sometime when I yawn or breathe I can't breathe and I start coughing for air. I also have been really sleepy and forgetful ???

Closing the airway.: It sounds like you are somehow closing down your airway when you yawn or put your head/neck in a certain position. Also, since you are sleepy...you may have sleep apnea. I would go talk to and ENT or a dentist that specializes in sleep disorders. Perhaps all you need is an oral appliance. It is a start to getting a goods nights sleep. The forgetfulness is also a sign oof sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Why am i so forgetful all the time i forget we're i'm going what i'm doing an saying?

Why am i so forgetful all the time i forget we're i'm going what i'm doing an saying?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for forgetfulness -- everything from taking certain substances, to medication side effects, to nutritional problems, to anxiety & concentration issues, to more serious ones like degenerative neurologic illness. You could get the best attention for your own situation by seeing your own physician for a thorough evaluation. Also staying away from sedating substances. ...Read more

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What could cause forgetfulness?

What could cause forgetfulness?

So many things: Forgetfulness could result from a lot of things. Our emotions, sadness/depression, anxiety, neurological problems, attention problems, stress from any source, certain medications, illnesses, dementia and others can all contribute to forgetfulness.If this is a new problem for you and you have no underlying medical problem to account for it, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why am I so tired, forgetful and, burned out?

Depression/anxiety: Memory has multiple facets. Most people at this age it is concentration and attention. If you don't register it, you don't remember. We have too many things to remember so must prioritize. It is more likely anxiety and depression rather than any dementia process. I wrote a chapter on this in my book, psychiatry in techno colors, on amazon.Com. ...Read more

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Need help docs! my 9yo has add and is painfully forgetful?

Has he been : Seen by a developmental specialist, psychologist or psychiatrist. There are medicines and non-pharmacological approaches to treating add and adhd. ...Read more

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What is the disease that causes you to be ok in the day and memory loss in the p.M hours during the a.M and throughout the day my sister is fine but by evening she is no longer herself. She is forgetful and will ask the same questions over and over. She n

Need more data: Tiredness can bring out symptoms but I am concerned because of same questions over and over. Forgetful is issue but repetive same questions more disturbing. Consider visit w her pcp, neurologist or even psychiatrist in that order. ...Read more

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Could i be developing alzheimer's disease slowly or am i super forgetful?

Unlikely: Alz disease "changes" begin early, but highly unlikely that you would be symptomatic from ad at 38 unless you had familial disease. Medication, depression, distractions, sleep deprivation among many other things all impact "forgetfulness. These are more likely that early ad symptoms. ...Read more

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Can ADHD involve extreme forgetfulness?

Can ADHD involve extreme forgetfulness?

Yes: Yes. If you're having trouble concentrating you're also having trouble storing information away for later. ...Read more

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Can pituitary adenoma cause forgetfulness?

No: Memory loss is not a symptom of a pituitary adenoma. Even if a pituitary adenoma was causing abnormal production of certain hormones from the pituitary gland, memory loss would not result. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Poor Memory (Definition)

Difficulty remembering a fact is a symptom in which a person has trouble remember facts, usually referring to new facts; maybe due to advancing age, anxiety, depression, medicine ...Read more