Ailments & Conditions

Memory Loss – All You Need to Know


It’s perfectly normal to misplace the car keys and forget your husband’s name when you try to tell them about it. It starts to get scary when you frantically fumble through your brain to remember where you were headed with the car in the first place. Well, that sort of memory loss is quite rare and appears like something off the movies, but it’s real. Memory loss is a common incidence in our world, especially among elderly people. It is caused by one of many factors, of which often aren’t serious. Mild memory loss is something you can get over with in time. Long-term degenerative memory due to illness, such as Alzheimer’s disease, can be a serious cause for alarm. You would like to see your general practitioner or doctor as soon as your memory loss begins to interfere with your daily life and safety. Knowing the type of memory loss will help your doctor determine its cause and treatment procedure.