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I Have S T M L Short Term Memory Loss

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    Short Term Memory Loss

    I have a son who is now 21 and was born with bacterial meningitis. This resulted in him having short term memory loss. This has  left him feeling insecure with no confidence in himself and has become a very lonely person with no freinds. The difficult part of this whole problem...
    suncare suncare 18-21 4 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    Stml From Ect

    I have Bipolar Disorder; a pretty severe case. I've been psychiatrically hospitalized 20-25 times and I'm only 30 years old. At a recent hospitalization my doctors and I decided I would benefit from Electroconvulsive Therapy. I began the treatment and adjusted to it fairly...
    camsmom06 camsmom06 26-30 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Young to Have a Short Term Memory Loss

    (I guess) I'm too young to have a short term memory loss. I'm only 20 years old and have been experiencing that kind of memory loss. It started last February when I bumped my head really hard on the wall and after that incident I always sleep a lot. I really hate it because...
    idontknowhoiam idontknowhoiam 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

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    I'm Not Sure

    Hi! I have notice this pattern for over 20years,but never wanted to face the reality. I know have a 15yr old and i see he is in the same track as me. I'm so mad at myself for not treating this before. I get mad at him for forgetting stuff. Y? i really need to stop!!! Enough! I...
    zaza1 zaza1 36-40 Jul 11, 2009

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    Ok I Have Had Or Still Have

    hell I dont rmember between the CRS and STML I dont remember.... I had a good story toooooooo... Ok maybe later.. If I remember...  Puts a string on his finger.. that will work..
    redman redman 46-50, M 15 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Memory Loss Is Ruining My Life!!

    I got diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in 2010 . I was rushed to Children's Hospital in Dallas where they saved my life. I was hospitalized for two weeks. I can't really say it was horrible because I was so down on the medicine they had me doped up on I don't remember but a...
    Kah1993 Kah1993 18-21, F Aug 11, 2013

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    My Teenage Son Has Severe Stml Since His Seizure Two Months Ago

    I have a teenage son who suffered a seizure a couple months ago. He had it in the middle of the night and suffered brain damage due to the lack of oxygen to his brain. He was hospitalized for two weeks and slowly he has been able to extend his short term memory from lasting one...
    momandson101 momandson101 41-45, F Nov 19, 2012

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    Yep..when I Was

    i believe like 11 i began popping my grandma's pain pills (little suicide attempts)..and i just took more and more, then graduated to bottles of tylenol, asprin, actifed..anything..but i'd do the WHOLE bottle. WHole bottles of sleeping pills, whole bottles of zoloft..and now...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    2008 Wreck

    In 2008 I was 15 years old and I did not have a license to drive. I was given the keys to a 1988 GMC pickup truck and was asked to go pick up something. On my way to do this task I tried to cross a high way. I got hit when I tried to cross. I have no memory of this wreck. I...
    snowkissedangel21 snowkissedangel21 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    This Is How Bad

    Yesterday, after discovering the 'call another's PC' feature in yahoo..  I talked about 45 mins with my very first EP friend, GentleJack; one of the best people you could ever know. Jack and I talked forever and it was so natural.  We've been chat friends since last...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 13 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Problems At Work

    I've been at my new job since the middle of July. I've left my phone on my car, and driven away. I have forgotten to put gas caps back on mowers. I've lost head phones, baseball hat, a winter hat, work gloves. Today I forgot to close my car door. What's next??? I'm...
    miked4948 miked4948 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    After Returning From Desert Storm

    After returning from Desert Storm I started having short term memory loss. There was not much that the doctors were will to do and I learned to cope with it and started suing memory techniques that have helped a great deal. I also have been using Ginkgo Biloba plus that has...
    OldBikerJim OldBikerJim 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    just when it can't get worse i have a sh1t day. you have a sh1t day. i think that life's too short for this! want back my ignorance and bliss!
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    Roughly 4 years ago, when I was 14, I went to go see a child psychiatrist due to a recent suicide attempt. Back then, I was extremely timid and afraid of adults. The appointment...
    Yoshizawa Yoshizawa 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
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    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have short hair because it looks best at me!
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 26 and I lost one of my front teeth. Guess what? Chipped right to the gum. Dentist said there was no hope, unless I have money to buy my way out of such a tragedy...
    myfungasm myfungasm 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with thalassemia alpha recently after a year of battling fatigue, palpitations and shortness of breath. I lost my job while on short term disability. My...
    Tabby0925 Tabby0925 46-50, F a week ago

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    If you ask me what I ate for breakfast a few hours ago I won't remember. I also misplace my things all the time because I forget where I leave it. But I can remember how people...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F a week ago

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    It becomes a problem when you have to wait a month for a haircut, I have a faux hawk, and due to it being longer than usual, when it's flat it down right looks like a shorter...
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    I can't remember what I did at the weekend. thats how bad I am. I only go food shopping.
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    I'll probably ask you the same questions at least 5 times before I remember them. It's pretty bad :(
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    I am one of 60 people in the world classified as having Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory or Hyperthymesia. I remember every day of my life since I was six years old and I am...
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