By Arushi Bidhuri

Published Jul 20, 2023

8 Reasons Why You Keep Forgetting Things

Do you often forget to pay your monthly bills? Do you lose things from time to time? In some cases, forgetting things might not mean anything but for others, it could be a sign of something serious.

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Vitamin B12 is responsible to make DNA and red blood cells, which makes it super important. A deficiency in this vitamin can lead to several symptoms, including fatigue, weakness, memory loss, and others.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Ruptured blood vessels can disrupt the supply to the brain, triggering symptoms such as memory problems, confusion, and behavioral and personality changes. 

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Blood Clots

Did you know thyroid glands are vital for brain development? So, someone with an overactive or underactive thyroid may experience memory issues.

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While you might not experience memory loss at the initial stage of a kidney problem, someone who requires hemodialysis may experience it.

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Kidney Problems

Memory loss is also a symptom of both alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver cirrhosis.

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Liver Disorders

Not the blackout you experience after drinking too much alcohol. But the memory loss that comes with regular consumption of alcohol. It can destroy nerve cells, and cause these symptoms.

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Drinking Too Much Alcohol

This is a no-brainer! A head injury can cause memory loss, depending on the severity of the injury.

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Head Injury

Certain medications such as antidepressant pills can cause memory loss. Talk to your doctor if your medication is leading to such symptoms.

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