Memory, lapses of

Stress, anxiety or depression can cause forgetfulness, confusion, difficulty concentrating and other problems that disrupt daily activities. Alcoholism. Chronic alcoholism can seriously impair mental abilities. Alcohol can also cause memory loss by interacting with medications. Many people worry about these memory lapses. They fear they're heading toward a serious condition like Alzheimer's disease, an irreversible brain illness. Occasional forgetfulness is a normal part of life that becomes more common as we grow older. These memory lapses may be signs of normal aging.

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