Memory Loss

Treatment for Memory Loss in Atlanta, GA

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss, it can be unnerving. A neurologist is an expert at the diagnosis and treatment of memory loss and can help.

Causes of Memory Loss

Several factors can cause memory loss. Memory loss can happen suddenly, due to a traumatic brain injury, or medical condition like a stroke or meningitis. Memory loss can also develop over time due to genetic factors, Alzheimer’s disease, or dementia. Memory loss can also be a side effect of some medications.

Signs of Memory Loss

Some of the most common signs of memory loss include forgetting to complete important tasks, getting lost while driving to a familiar destination along a familiar route, and frequently losing items. Other signs of memory loss include forgetting about paying bills or going to appointments, and difficulty with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning.

Diagnosis of Memory Loss

Your neurologist will perform a thorough examination and evaluation and record a comprehensive listing of your medications, illnesses, hospitalizations, and family history. Your neurologist may also order imaging studies including an MRI, CT scan, or PET scan to aid in diagnosis. Cognitive and neurological testing is also part of the examination. Laboratory testing may also be necessary to check for underlying medical issues which can lead to memory loss.

Treatment for Memory Loss

Depending on the cause and severity of memory loss, common treatments your neurologist may recommend include medication therapy to improve memory, memory and focusing exercises to improve brain function, and lifestyle modification to help you manage memory issues.

Want To Know More?

Your memory is precious and when you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss, it can be difficult. Our neurologist can help you cope with memory loss, so you can live your best life. To discover more about the causes and treatment of memory loss, talk with an expert. Call neurologist Dr. Gerald Silverboard in Atlanta, GA. You can reach him in the office by calling (404) 255-2670!, so call today.

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