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Temporary Memory Loss And Confusion
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
Many possibilities: Could b serious--i'd check with your doctor and/or a neurologist. ...Read more
Can a healthy person have a screening colonoscopy without a sedative? Am eager to avoid any drug that causes confusion or memory loss, even if it's just "temporary."
What causes temporary episodes cognitive dysfunction -confusion, mental fog, memory loss in lupus? When i'm flaring, i cannot think straight!
TBI in 12/12. still in treatment for vertigo, major depression, memory problems and disorientation to name a few. 2 episodes ending on floor. No recol?
Standard tx for TBI: is essential but consider following up w/a nutritionally oriented professional also. He/she can make some dietary suggestions that may prove helpful. Coconut oil is but one but you need to coordinate that w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Memory loss: In a 67 year old person, the most common cause of memory loss would be alzheimer's dementia -- but there are other possibilities as well. If the memory loss and confusion appeared after a stroke, the problem could be vascular dementia. Alzheimer's has a more gradual course than vascular. With confusion, one would need to look especially at any medications being given -- many can worsen things. ...Read more
See Below: Have you been evaluated by your primary care doctor? These sx are b road and physical ailments need to be considered when looking at your sx. Also, find a psychologist to help you cope with your sx, practice relaxation, self-care and enlist help of others, if needed. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Can toxins cause tremors, memory loss, and confusion, and trouble speaking? if so what kinds of toxins to look for? I don't have a cell phone.
Could be anything : There is a huge list of issues that could cause the symptoms and toxins are among them. This really depends on where you live and what things you encounter on a daily basis. It also depends on your age and other medical issues. I would suggest that you see a Neurologist and they could perform a thorough evaluation and decide on the best testing. ...Read more
I am 19, college athlete, with a history of concussion. 3 on record, 2 had memory loss and confusion. Should I stop contact sports.
College concussion: There is good evidence in the literature that is arising about long term effects of repetitive concussions. If the contact sports you are involved in do not provide adequate head protection I would suggest that you consider stopping your participation but you should probably see a neurologist and have a thorough evaluation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: In aging adults, some degree of short term memory loss is not unusual while long term memory is preserved. However, confusion is a more worrisome symptom. Often the cause can be a medication such as a sedative or sleeping pill. Low blood pressure can lead to confusion also. If confusion persists, the family should see a doctor to see if the patient has alzheimer's disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm tired all the time, terrible memory loss, trouble finding words, confusion, and many more other symptoms. What could be wrong?
Few things: It could be anything from a medical problem to psychological problem to life stress...However, the few things you should make sure you don't current have are: thyroid problem, adrenal problem, electrolytes abnormalities and most importantly, sleep apnea. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a carwreck last night. My head hit the steering wheel. I have confusion memory loss headache falling?
Possible concussion: Sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting ; fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or difficulty walking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing blackouts (with memory loss). The following also describe me: Confusion, Memory problems, and Dizziness. What should I do?
My mother is 84 yrs old & has suffered with angina for some years now , is her confusion & memory loss over the last 2-3 yrs caused by her condition?
Paranoia,anxiety,memory loss&confusion during SSD CDR maybe made me screwup chances of reapproval!do i contact my drs&ask for their help?what do i say
Ask for assistance: Let your MD know, honestly, what you are thinking and feeling. Ask for their assistance. Perhaps writing things down before the appointment will help you not to forget what you intended to say. ...Read more
Absences, Feeling detached, déjà vu, wrenching, heart racing, memory loss, confusion, leaves me anxious, depression, stress?
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