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Sudden Memory Loss And Disorientation
Low blood pressure?: If the symptoms are reliably triggered by changes in position (e.g. Standing from a seated or lying position), they may represent orthostatic hypotension, a drop in blood pressure brought on by movement. Your pcp can confirm this and help narrow down causes, such as dehydration, heart trouble, or neuropathy. ...Read more
Dementia: Memory is required for orientation - you have to remember where you are! memory & disorientation are part & parcel of dementia, although this can also be found in depressed patients who aren't paying attention to their surroundings. Delirious patients can also demonstrate memory loss & disorientation. Regardless, someone showing these symptoms needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
What's the question?: I'd like to help, but am not sure what your question is. ...Read more
Has anything else: happened lately? The death or illness of a loved one? Problems at work with a boss or coworker? Conflicts with family members? Problems at school? Sometime a sudden lack of confidence is related to other things happening in your life. Meet with a therapist to figure out what maybe the matter. ...Read more
How can memory loss effect and affect memory thoughts or recollection in patients that suffer memory loss from motor vehicle accident?
Get evaluated: Discuss your symptoms with the primary care doctor to do a complete work up and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more
Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?
See a doctor!: If you're dizzy and losing consciousness, get off the computer and see a doctor! ...Read more
What would cause sudden onset dizziness, loss of control of hands, sweats and vision distortions?
Small blood clots : As we get older we notice that we tend to forget things and it gets more difficult to do some of the things that we used to do. Much of this is a natural aging process but is caused by the lack of blood and oxygen to various parts of the brain. Very small blood clots and pieces of cholesterol plaques make their way to the brain and cut off the blood supply in very small vessels. More.... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ideas? Symptoms; fatigue, hair loss/thinning, back/hip pain, headaches, weakness, memory laps, stuttering, vision changes, dizziness, feeling lost.
Nonspecific symptoms: A very large number of general medical conditions, as well as many neurological and psychiatric illnesses, may cause impairment of attention and concentration with memory problems. The best place to start would be a general checkup on your body's systems by a primary care provider, who could send you to other specialists if needed based on the initial work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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