NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Monday, September 22, 2014
26 Year Old Female
I am 26, and I noticed that I am losing my memory, especially short-term. I wanted to know how early is too early when it comes to memory loss?
Answer:There are many causes of memory loss. At your young age one may think of thyroid disorders, metabolic disorders, vitamin deficiencies, inflammatory conditions, and depression to name a few. It is important to ask your doctor about your problems and they can investigate. Good luck.
For more information:Go to the Alzheimer's Disease health topic, where you can:
- Read articles on this topic
- Browse the previously asked questions
Douglas W Scharre, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University