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I am forgetting things and can't remember words

By Anonymous November 1, 2011 - 5:44pm
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I was watching the Doctors and Daisy Duke was saying how she couldn't remember her words and forgetting things and the the lady that started the Empowher said that she had some hormone problems. This sounds exactly what is happening to me, I feel sometimes like I have alztimers, sometime I can't remember if I have done something or not, and I forget the easiest word, I can't come with the word.

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It is estimated that up to one third of adults will experience a gradual decline in cognitive function known as mild cognitive impairment as they age.
Sometimes, it is a symptom of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers have discovered multiple factors that influence our ability to think and remember as we age. These include well-known culprits such as alcohol abuse, and also newly discovered causes of mental decline, including chronic inflammation, vascular diseases, and even stress. Physical changes that occur in the aging brain are also implicated in mild cognitive impairment. For example, the number of nerve impulses and nerve cells decreases with age.

Chronic stress leads to excessive cortisol production. Cortisol is known as a stress hormone.
Excessive cortisol can make it difficult to think or retrieve long-term memories

If memory loss is having a negative impact on your ability to function normally in your daily life, you may want to be evaluated by your physician.


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