Short Term Memory Loss

My mother started showing symptoms of short term memory loss - can't remember what she had for her dinner , who did phone a while ago , if she has offered Nimaz etc - I believe it's related to dementia but open to suggestions/ or consultation. I appreciate your honesty and time you will take to correctly guide us - who to contact based on my mother's condition.( preferably bilingual Doc who can also speak good Punjabi to diagnose/evaluate the cause). Kind regards Ash Rana

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Hello,

Consult a neurologist / psychiatrist first. For testing and then you can visit psychologist for proper guidance about how to take care. Thanks

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11 months ago

amina-iftikhar-bhatti-psychologist-lahore

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After age 60 memory issues are too common, but they develop gradually may
be your mother having those issues from last many years but not noticeable
at that time with the passage of time symptoms become more obvious and
clear. You must consult a psychiatrist for consultation and medical
advice.

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sir it seems the case of dementia considering the age range i think u show
to the nearest good neuro physician for evaluation

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Memory loss can be caused by a multitude of things. The most common causes of memory loss include medications, psychological disorders, dementia, nutritional deficiency, and head injuries. This condition can affect both short-term and long-term memory.

Stress, anxiety or depression too can cause forgetfulness, confusion, difficulty concentrating and other problems that disrupt daily activities.

However, the cause of dementia may be depression, which can be treated with medications, so I strongly recommend that you discuss this issue with your doctor. ... Again, there are many causes for short-term memory loss; the most common causes being stressful lifestyle, lack of sleep, anxiety, and depression.

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On Wed, Dec 20, 042-32591427, at 1:05 PM MARHAM wrote:

> Dear Dr. Humaira Shahzad,
> *Question:*
>
> My mother started showing symptoms of short term memory loss - can’t
> remember what she had for her dinner , who did phone a while ago , if she
> has offered Nimaz etc - I believe it’s related to dementia but open to
> suggestions/ or consultation. I appreciate your honesty and time you will
> take to correctly guide us - who to contact based on my mother’s
> condition.( preferably bilingual Doc who can also speak good Punjabi to
> diagnose/evaluate the cause).

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She needs to pay a visit to my clinic. Thx

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10 months ago

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Give me a call at +042-32591427, for better consultation