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How to know the difference between normal and severe memory loss?

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Dr. Joshua Sonnen
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In brief: Memory problems

Most people complain of some memory problems as they age.
For people who are concerned about their memory, testing can be performed by geriatric specialists. In general, events like misplacing car keys or loosing your train of thought is probably normal. Examples of events that are usually not normal include getting lost in prevously familiar surroundings or repeating converstations.

In brief: Memory problems

Most people complain of some memory problems as they age.
For people who are concerned about their memory, testing can be performed by geriatric specialists. In general, events like misplacing car keys or loosing your train of thought is probably normal. Examples of events that are usually not normal include getting lost in prevously familiar surroundings or repeating converstations.
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