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Reasons For Memory Loss At A Young Age
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
I m bipolar, eating divalporex sodium and arpiprazole, I suffer strong anxiety at regular times. My major problem is memory loss. What is reason.
Complex: Without specific evaluation for memory loss no one can tell you your particular reason. However, medications or the anxiety itself could cause memory problems. Anxiety leads the nervous system to escape behaviors that cause easy distractability and focus on reaction rather than analytical processing. These lead to memory problems, commonly referenced as "driven to distraction". ...Read more
What could be a reason that a 19 year old female is experiencing memory loss and forgetfulness? Can anxiety play a role in that?
Memory loss: Anxiety is one of many possible causes of memory loss in a teenager. Other possible causes are alcohol, drug use, medications, stress, head trauma, sleep deprivation, epilepsy, infection, hormonal abnormalities, etc. See your pcp for exam to rule out medical causes for your memory loss and forgetfulness. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have met with short term memory loss in accident n nw i feel restlessness in my left hand and then in whole left body.May i know its reason?
Accident?: You haven't shared the type of accident you had. But if there was head injury (even without loss of consciousness), short term memory loss could result. As for the left-sided restlessness, you really need a complete neurological evaluation to know "its reason." this would involve history, physical exam, and various other diagnostic tests as determined by the neurologist. ...Read more
A friend 78 years old, shuffles when she walks, stoops, falls for no apparent reason, does not see well after cataract surgery this has all started with in one year. Has short term memory loss
is it parkinson's?
At a young age of 22 years old, what could be the cause for memory loss and decreased cognitive functioning?
Usually inattention: Losing the ability to register, retain, and recall is unusual at your age and unlikely to represent a neurodegenerative disorder. Most commonly memory problems are related to poor attention as seen in anxiety states, sleep deprivation as in obstructive sleep apnea, or attention deficit disorder. Youn might want to see a neurologist so you can have your memory formally tested and go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
: In general, aging can cause some memory loss, but other health problems (malnutrition, heart disease, depression, etc), inactivity, lack of mental stimulation & social isolation affect memory. The elderly typically have more health problems, less exercise & less social support than younger people. Keep your memory sharp w/ exercise (mental & physical), a balanced diet & by maintaining friendships. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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