Forgetfulness, Headache, Lightheadedness And Memory Problems

Reviewed on 2/19/2021

Forgetfulness and memory problems can occur due to dementia and related conditions or other psychological disorders. It is also possible for these to be related to a concussion or other head injury. Lightheadedness and headache may also be related to head injury. Seek immediate medical injury for a head injury that causes these symptoms, and discuss any concerning symptoms with your doctor.

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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