Memory Loss

Age-related memory loss is common, as most people suffer from some degree of memory loss as they age. But, memory loss that becomes severe due to an underlying cause, such as Alzheimer's, vitamin B12 deficiency, sleep disorders, low oxygen supply to the brain, brain tumor, etc., can lead to severe complications.

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What is the treatment for my mother, who is suffering from recurrent unipolar depression?

Query: Hello doctor, My 48 year old mother is probably suffering from a recurrent unipolar depression as per the treatment that the local psychiatrist is giving. It seems that the medicines are not working this time. She is not able to get up from the bed and does not feel like doing anything, even her d...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your mother is suffering from a treatment-resistant depression, she is not responding to multiple drugs. ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) is a good treatment modality with very few side effects if administrated properly. Also, there are unlikely any long term side e...  Read Full »

Can I take Sibelium for migraines?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I am suffering from migraine for the last 15 years. There is a throbbing pain on one corner of the head and generally the next day it almost definitely shifts to the other corner. This cycle continues. So, the frequency is around 2 headaches per week. I used to take P...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both Carbamazepine and Flunarizine have side effect of memory loss. You should take tablet Vasograin. It is most effective at the onset of migraine. Once migraine starts, though it reduces some symptoms, but not so effectively. So along with it, take tablet Diclomol (com...  Read Full »

Will degenerative dementia cause memory lapses with aggressive behavior?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 90-year-old. She suffers from memory lapses. Sometimes wakes up at odd hours and steps into the kitchen thinking it is morning to prepare tea.She forgets where she keeps the money, keys, etc., then gets upset or blames the workers. If I reorient her, she gets agitated. Sometimes...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about the symptoms: 1) Since when symptoms of forgetting started? 2) Since when she started to become agitated and harming caregivers? 3) Does she have self-talking or talking with someone (without anyone being pre...  Read Full »

Why do I have weight loss, memory problems, and body pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. My issues are weight loss, memory loss, and body pain. I had medication for depression for two years. My vitamin D3 level is 34. Currently, I am taking Ashwagandhadi, Liv-on, and Amlapitta. I had taken medication for two years for depression.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vitamin D3 levels should be between 20 to 50 ng/mL. A 34 ng/mL level of vitamin D is normal and is ruling out vitamin D deficiency. If the weight loss is of short duration, it may be due to thyroiditis or some acute infection. If the weight loss is of longer duratio...  Read Full »

Will post-traumatic stress disorder cause memory loss, hearing loss, and stroke symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient has brain stroke symptoms, rash, numbness, severe headaches, memory loss, struggle to walk, issues at the base of the back of the neck, and hearing loss. It has been ongoing for seven months. She had three ambulance trips to the hospital with MRI, CT scans, and blood tests. S...  Read Full »


Dr. N Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your query. Is there anything like seizures, difficulty in vision, any stress, or any past psychological issues? How and when it started the first time? Were you able to identify any triggering factors? Please answer the questions and attach the reports...  Read Full »

I have memory loss with lack of concentration. How to cure the condition?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from memory loss and lack of concentration. I have numbness in my mind. I am not able to think, recall, and memorize. I feel sleepy even after sleeping for 10 to 11 hours. I feel tired. I am taking Methylcobal tablets for the past two days. I have a vitamin B12 level of 116 pg/mL....  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your levels are low and they can be increased easily by taking medications and diet. The possible causes are vitamin B12 deficiency and anemia. It is a condition where hemoglobin levels remain low. It can be increased by taking red meat in...  Read Full »

Why am I having migraine, loss of memory and hesitation in speech?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a previous history of stroke, and recently also I had a stroke. Hypoplasia of p1 and s1 along with PAVM. I have migraines and now a loss of memory, hesitation in speech, vision changes.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and recommend performing a brain MRI to exclude a new possible stroke. In the meantime, I recommend taking Piracetam and Donepezil to help improve your vision and memory problems and speech. It is also necessary to continue taking blood th...  Read Full »

Can memory loss be reversed?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is 34 years old, and his weight is 75 kg. He is having a problem with memory, yesterday he was in a training course and the tutor was explaining all about the course then the tutor asked my husband a few questions about the topic, but my husband was totally lost. He said he h...  Read Full »


Dr. Nayyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There maybe several reasons for short-term memory loss. Maybe he was not focussing and was thinking about something else, or he was under stress because of the strange surroundings or he was not prepared for the course and did not do his homework beforehand or maybe h...  Read Full »

Will hypertension cause memory loss and trouble speaking?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has hypertension. He also have a loss of memory and trouble speaking. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood that you have long term hypertension. I do not know whether you had been or are taking medication for the same. Hypertension is a silent, serious disease. Persistent hypertension led to the narrowing of the blood vessels of the brain and, finally, blocka...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in the head with concentration difficulty and memory loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some symptoms like pain in my head bones, swollen sensation in my brain, pain on the left upper side of the head, temporary memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and chronic fatigue. Please review my MRI report.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The findings of the MRI brain scan are not of serious concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a mild cerebral atrophy changes and slightly prominent lateral ventricles. A curvilinear T1 flair hyperintensity in the left frontal convexity i...  Read Full »

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