Disorientation, Forgetfulness, Hair Loss And Memory Problems

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

Forgetfulness, disorientation, and memory problems can be seen with dementia conditions such as Alzheimer's disease as well as depression or postconcussive syndrome. Hair loss, or alopecia, has many causes and may not be related to the mental changes. Talk with your doctor if you or someone close to you are experiencing problems with thinking and memory.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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