Dizziness, Fatigue, Feeling Faint And Recent (Short-Term) Memory Loss

Reviewed on 12/21/2020

Short-term memory loss can be a sign of dementia due to any cause, or it can be related to an injury or medication side effect. Dizziness and feeling faint can be seen with dehydration and heart rhythm disorders, among other conditions. If you have had an injury or experience the sudden onset of memory loss, seek immediate medical care. Talk with your doctor any time you are concerned about your symptoms.

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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