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Traumatic brain injury greatly increases the risk of developing dementia, but the link between these two conditions is unclear.
Taking certain medications, ignoring medical conditions like depression, or not getting enough vitamin B12 can each contribute to memory loss.
The brain pathology of this form of dementia shares some similarities with Alzheimer’s, though there are marked differences as well.
After eliminating other causes of memory loss, a physician will consider irreversible dementias as possible diagnoses.
Some types of memory loss may indicate mild cognitive impairment. Here’s what to know.