Difficulty Finding Words, Forgetfulness, Memory Problems And Slow Thinking

Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2020

Your symptoms match a variety of issues with the brain, including age-related dementia that comes on over time. If these symptoms are sudden and new it may be caused by a stroke, which is when a part of the brain is damaged because of a problem with blood flow. If this is the case, you should seek medical care right right away so you can get the care you need.

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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