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I feel like I have a learning disability? Why would it show up at 55?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many ways
Failure to retain new learning can occur at any age if any of many causes are present.
These include drug effects (either prescribed or "recreational"), sleep deprivationj alcohol abuse, depression, head injury, sleep disorders, congestive heart failure, insufficient blood oxygen and neurodegenerative disorders (such as alzheimer's or frontotemporal dementia).

In brief: Many ways
Failure to retain new learning can occur at any age if any of many causes are present.
These include drug effects (either prescribed or "recreational"), sleep deprivationj alcohol abuse, depression, head injury, sleep disorders, congestive heart failure, insufficient blood oxygen and neurodegenerative disorders (such as alzheimer's or frontotemporal dementia).
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Not usually
It is unusual for a person of your age to develop a learning disability.
Speak to your doctor for evaluation of medical problems that can cause your symptoms.

In brief: Not usually
It is unusual for a person of your age to develop a learning disability.
Speak to your doctor for evaluation of medical problems that can cause your symptoms.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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