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Went to lunch with my family. Noticed things that were worrisome. What are the symptoms of memory loss and who can get it?

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Dr. Susana Duncan
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Forgetfulness

In older people one may see difficulty finding the right word.
This is normal aging. A more troublesome memory loss is losing short term memory, which means you don't recall what you had for breakfast or who you saw last night; worse is when you don't recall what was just said. Short term memory loss can be seen in elderly people who are depressed.

In brief: Forgetfulness

In older people one may see difficulty finding the right word.
This is normal aging. A more troublesome memory loss is losing short term memory, which means you don't recall what you had for breakfast or who you saw last night; worse is when you don't recall what was just said. Short term memory loss can be seen in elderly people who are depressed.
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