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Symptoms Of Retrograde Amnesia
Amnesia: can be very unsettling so some anxiety and perhaps depression can be secondary to that condition. As one adjusts or the amnesia resolves so will the mood issues. Personality changes are another matter. Please see a clinical psychologist for as eval and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TGA/TEA: TEA recurs,is usually brief (Get a more detailed answer ›
After vs before: Anterograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things since the injury, hence it is a sign that the centers to encode new memories may not be functioning. Retrograde amnesia is difficulty remembering things that occurred before the injury, and is more of a sign of difficulty in retrieving old memories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can post traumatic amnesia occur in patients whith anxiety without getting any form of head injury?
Not likely: Post traumatic amnesia (PTA) is a state of memory impairment that occurs immediately following a traumatic brain injury. This memory loss can be retrograde (loss of memory for events preceding the injury) or anterograde (difficulty formulating new memories after the injury). By definition, you have to have experienced a head injury to get PTA. ...Read more
What would cause slurring of words, disorientation, & confusion upon waking accompanied by incontinence of bladder apparently during sleep ?
Fairly common: Toxic delirium occurs when you drink too much or take too many drugs. Severe infections can produce similar symptoms. Serious head injuries can cause memory lose and confusion. A form of migraine can produce similar symptoms. The post ictal state following a seizure is associated with memory loss and confusion. ...Read more
Antidepressants: Temporary, dose-related, and manageable.Get a more detailed answer ›
What might be the cause of these symptoms : tremble of hands + memorising difficulties+ parietal headache+loss of concentration+cramp of the legs?
Multiple causes: There are multiple different causes that could have each of those symptoms. However, most likely an electrolyte problem. You need to have an exam by your health care provider. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Many: There are many types of seizures. Some consist of becoming unresponsive, some will have stiffening and/or shaking of one side of your body or your entire body. The list goes on... But the bottom line is that if you think that you or a family member had a seizure, then get checked. Undiagnosed and untreated seizures can be very dangerous. ...Read more
Since 3 months ago a progression of prodromal flu-like symptoms, psychiatric problems, anterograde amnesia, now involuntary movements almost seizure.
Infection: These symptoms are concerning. Can get neurological conditions affecting the brain following flu-like illness, and this is something that requires medical attention now. In situations such as they, workup often includes a brain scan and perhaps even what is called a lumbar puncture to see if there is any inflammation/infection affecting the spinal fluid. ...Read more
In absence of memory of the original traumatic event, how would the ptsd person discover the initial event?
EMDR: Sometimes certain therapy techniques over the years have been used. Jean-martin-charcot used hypnosis. S. Freud later on continued this work only to find it not very effective. However it did open the door for the birth of psychoanalysis. Today a technique called emdr [eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.] has gotten some notoriety. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Medical cause for someone in a dream-like extreme dissociative state but no loss of conscious, slowed brain, no sense of time, confabulations, amnesia?
Neurologic/Psycholog: It is necessary to determine the root of your symptoms. A visit to a neurologist is a good place to start. After that a clinical psychologist could be the correct professional. Brain malfunction or psychological trauma may be the cause(s). Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer