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.
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.
Managing Complications of Alzheimer's Disease
Tips for managing the complications your loved one with Alzheimer's may face.
When Your Memory Plays Tricks on You
Although autism severely limits social and work skills, which depend heavily on cues taken from context and setting, it may actually improve memory tasks not dependent on context.
Tips for a Better Memory
Disorganized or forgetful? Try these techniques.
Is Your Memory Normal?
Experts say that mild memory loss is perfectly normal -- especially as we age.
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.