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What Is Momentary Amnesia
What could cause momentary (30sec) amnesia where you forget who and where you are, how you got there, etc? No similar episodes, no warning signs.
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
Many causes: Causes can include everything from metabolic disorders (low thiamine leading to korsakoff's syndrome) to strokes in certain parts of the brain, to neurodegenerative disorders such as alzheimer's disease, to seizures among other causes. Psychological issues are also sometimes a factor if we don't want to remember something. To diagnose, need a complete neurological exam & sometimes tests. ...Read more
Amnesia: Amnesia is a term that refers to loss of memory. This loss can occur as part of the aging process. It can also occur after a sginficant trauma to the brain. Other causes include alcohol and drug use and meningitis - these would be the most common causes of amnesia or loss of memory to an event or a series of events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Redirect yourself: Disturbing memories can be eliminated. You'll need some help with this. You'll need to enter into a therapeutic relationship with a clinician who does hypnotherapy or cognitive behavioral therapy. You can research this in your area and call ahead to see if they are able to treat this sort of problem. Memory's fade with disuse or redirected stream of thought sometimes. ...Read more
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