Dementia and Alzheimer's Memory Loss Directory
Memory loss can be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, in particular if it disrupts daily life. Forgetfulness increases over time and is associated with a decline in thinking and reasoning skills. Diagnosing dementia memory loss begins with your doctor. She rules out other medical conditions that cause memory loss. Then, she will run tests to identify dementia. Next comes treatment to slow down symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on dementia and Alzheimer's memory loss symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Coping with Memory Loss
A look at various causes of memory loss and treatment approaches.
Sleep Deprivation and Memory Loss
How does sleep affect your memory? WebMD explores the effects of sleep deprivation on memory retention and loss.
What Causes Sudden Memory Loss?
Sudden memory loss isn't always a sign of Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. Learn what other conditions can affect your memory -- and how to treat them.
Memory Loss (Short- and Long- Term): Causes and Treatments
What causes memory loss? Learn more from WebMD about various reasons for forgetfulness and how it may be treated.
9 Brain Boosters to Prevent Memory Loss
How can you keep your brain sharp as you age? Here are nine ways.
How Does Type 2 Diabetes Affect Memory?
Studies show that people with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, an expert says. Here's what you can do to lower that risk.
Memory Loss With Alzheimer's Disease: What to Expect
Information on memory loss in Alzheimer's disease and how to cope with it.
4 Ways to Stop Age-Related Memory Loss
Experts offer tips on how to prevent age-related memory loss. Plus, how to tell if it's a senior moment or an early sign of Alzheimer's.