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Alzheimer's Disease

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?


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.

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Douglas W Scharre, MD Douglas W Scharre, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University