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product that I am going to describe to you. I present it only in consumer
interest. It may be something that would be of benefit to those who have
short term memory loss or who know someone with that disability.
I am always looking for new ways to help make my life with
short term memory loss easier and more productive. Two of the most
difficult areas is remembering to eat and to take my medications and
insulin. For those who do not have short term memory loss, it may sound
funny that I forget to eat. After all, wouldn’t my tummy rumble?
Well, it might rumble…I’ve never noticed…just like I don’t notice the house is
a mess…or that my gas tank is getting low…or that I have clothes in the
washer/dryer… I suppose it is due partly to my short attention
span. Sometimes, I do remember to eat, but when I go to the kitchen to f...
Short term memory loss is one of the indicators of dementia . It is one of the “signs” that one looks for—or doesn’t look for—or worries about…
Science tells us that it is common to forget from time to time where you put your keys, or to turn off a light, or to not remember if you turned off the coffee pot. Forgetfulness can be caused by increasing age, stress, etc. Forgetting names? That, too, can happen as you age. Not until your lack of memory really interferes in your life should you worry.
I’d like to tell you about what it is like to live with very little short term memory. I have touched upon it in past blogs .
This past weekend, my husband and I were out doing errands. We headed into a car wash, a relatively new one for the community. I got all excited. “Oh, good! We’ve never been in this one! Now I can see how this...
Causes of Short-Term and Transient Insomnia A reaction to change or stress is one of the most common causes of short-term and transient insomnia. This condition is sometimes referred to as adjustment sleep disorder . The trigger could be a major or traumatic event such as: An acute illness Injury or surgery The loss of a loved one Job loss Temporary insomnia could also develop after a relatively minor event, including: Extremes in weather An exam Traveling Trouble at work In most cases, normal sleep almost always returns when the condition resolves, the individual recovers from the event, or the person becomes used to the new situation. Treatment is needed if sleepiness interferes with functioning or if it continues for more than a few weeks. Individual responses to stress vary and some people may not experience insomnia at all, even during very stressful situations while others may suffer from insomnia in response to very mild stressors. Female Hormonal Fluctuations Fluctuations in female hormones ...
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