What Causes Memory Loss? Assessing Symptoms and Seeking Help
Various conditions can cause short-term or long-term memory loss and affect thinking or behavior.
It can be difficult to know what to do if you’ve noticed changes in yourself or a family member or friend — particularly changes related to memory loss, thinking or behavior. It may just be normal forgetfulness, or it may be something more serious.
It’s natural to feel uncertain about voicing your worries because that can make them seem more “real.” However, these are significant health concerns, and it’s important to take action to figure out what’s going on.