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How can I tell if a loved one is having memory problems or dementia?
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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry
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In brief: You probably can't
Memory loss or memory retrieval problems often appear and then disappear for various reasons.
It takes someone trained in how memory works to make such a diagnosis. If you notice memory problems and are concerned, consult with your primary care physician. If he/she is not able to give you the answer, he/she will refer you to someone who can.

In brief: You probably can't
Memory loss or memory retrieval problems often appear and then disappear for various reasons.
It takes someone trained in how memory works to make such a diagnosis. If you notice memory problems and are concerned, consult with your primary care physician. If he/she is not able to give you the answer, he/she will refer you to someone who can.
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