Common types of dementia associated with memory loss are:
- Alzheimer disease.
- Lewy body dementia.
- Fronto-temporal dementia.
- Progressive supranuclear palsy.
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus.
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (mad cow disease)
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What diseases affect your memory?
In alphabetical order
- Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
- Alzheimer’s disease.
- Hyperthymestic syndrome.
- Huntington’s disease.
- Parkinson’s disease.
What are the different types of memory loss?
There are multiple types of amnesia, including retrograde amnesia, anterograde amnesia, and transient global amnesia.
- Retrograde amnesia. When you have retrograde amnesia, you lose existing, previously made memories.
- Anterograde amnesia.
- Transient global amnesia.
- Infantile amnesia.
What causes memory loss and forgetfulness?
Stress, anxiety or depression can cause forgetfulness, confusion, difficulty concentrating and other problems that disrupt daily activities. Alcoholism. Chronic alcoholism can seriously impair mental abilities. Alcohol can also cause memory loss by interacting with medications.
What are the 10 warning signs of dementia?
These early signs of dementia are:
- Memory loss.
- Difficulty planning or solving problems.
- Difficulty doing familiar tasks.
- Being confused about time or place.
- Challenges understanding visual information.
- Problems speaking or writing.
- Misplacing things.
- Poor judgment or decision-making.