Answers to Common Brain and Memory Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about the brain and memory loss.

What are reversible causes of memory loss?

Some causes of memory loss can be reversible, according to the Alzheimer’s AssociationOff Site Icon (AA).

The Family Caregiver AllianceOff Site Icon (FCA) states that causes of reversible memory loss can include:

  • Depression
  • Emotional distress
  • Endocrine abnormalities
  • Infections
  • Medication interactions
  • Metabolic disturbances
  • Nutritional and vitamin deficiencies
  • Vision and hearing issues

If these are found early, these issues can be treated and the symptoms can improve, according to the FCA.

Talk to your doctor for more information about the possibility of reversible dementia.

Learn more:

Source: Mark Friedman, DO, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Bryan Ludwig, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute

 

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