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First Sign of Alzheimer's Short Term Memory Loss by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 10:50am I want to make two points here. First, short term memory loss is hard to detect in the early stages of dementia. Second, long term memory, memories of information stored long ago, still resides in the brain. If you try patiently you can still bring this information out, and it is sometimes fascinating. By Bob DeMarco Alzhe ... Read on »
How Short-Term Memory Loss Works by Eva Z. Facebook Posted Wed 08 Dec 2010 10:57am “I keep telling him,” says an upset caregiver wife, “But he doesn’t do it.” This wife is talking about her husband, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia. He doesn’t remember to do the things she asks him — put dishes away, sweep the patio. But the biggest issue is that he won’t NOT answer the telephone. “I’m a sales rep and ... Read on »
Short term memory loss by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 10:06pm How bad is your memory? I do admit I have issues with short term memory from my hydrocephalus. I have mad this no secret to the new friend I was getting to know again from high school.   We were talking about his work and I ask him if he work and he made this Smart Comment to me! " He knows its my short term memory loss but he has ... Read on »
Health Advantage to Short Term Memory Loss? by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Dec 2009 2:35am [Dick Klade, who blogs at Gabby Geezer, has added his photo to the Where Elders Blog feature. You can see it here.] A month or so ago, curious about how much she moves around in a day, Crabby Old Lady attached her pedometer one morning and was surprised, at bedtime, to find she had walked just over two miles without leaving the house ... Read on »
It's not only older people who have short-term memory loss by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 2:30am The Commission on Improving Dignity in Care for Older People to improve standards in hospitals and care homes in England recommends – what I and many others have been writing about about for years, in regard to all care of older people – that compassion is central. (See my recent blogs on TheAgePage about Daisy, among others) Cases of ... Read on »
Low Carb Diets Affect Short Term Memory by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 10:39am What Was I Just Saying About Ketosis? A soon-to-be published study in Appetite [2009 Feb;52(1):96-103] (but apparently already published online earlier this summer) done by a group at Tufts seems to have “proven” that when you remove carbohydrates for three weeks from the diet of people who have depended on them for decades, you get some s ... Read on »
The Memory Game by Life With Shaky Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:54pm I have taken the past few days to mull over an incident that happened Saturday evening before posting about it. This one incident has raised several other issues, and I really just needed the time to understand myself how I felt about everything. After Hailey's basketball practice on Saturday I dropped him off with W, his stepmother, for t ... Read on »
Ginko biloba not only for memory, but advantageous in Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders by Krystal Plonski Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Now that I am on a counseling shift this quarter, diagnosis of psychiatric disorders is going to be more prevalent than on a patient care shift. Counseling and mental health is a major aspect of Naturopathic Medicine, as well as all types of medicine, despite how much other doctors would love to dispute this claim, saying that mind a ... Read on »
Memory Lapse by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Sat 22 Aug 2009 10:09pm When I was still working, my officemate would often kid about how one fellow officemate suffer from memory gap. For one she is getting old, two she I think has information overload from all the years she had with the company and lastly even she admitted that from time to time she forgets something about work. It’s really is a sensitive issue sinc ... Read on »
A Life of Memories by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Wed 23 Oct 2013 12:00am We humans are, in effect, the product of our genes and our memories; genes determine our physical structure and biochemical function while memories record all experiences in our lives, from the later stage of fetal life to the moment of our death. These memories are essential to the learning process and give context to all events in our liv ... Read on »