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I Have S T M L Short Term Memory Loss

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    Well I Havent Been Diagnosed With It...

    so i'm not gonna push the me too button >.>... but i'm slightly positive i have it sort of kind of....  cause i dont remember anything i did the day before yesterday and i probably won't remember until someone tells me then it will take me a while to remember...
    MorbidxMalice MorbidxMalice 18-21, F Nov 12, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This has been something that has been bothering me quite recently this year. My memory was brilliant. Absolutely superb. But now. I can talk to someone yesterday for hours and...
    Toastland Toastland 13-15, T 5 days ago

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    as a toddler, I would always hit my head, and yes, I had trouble pronouncing words too (since thats a sign) but it got better but I still have trouble at times. Anyway, I always...
    KiraAnkoku71 KiraAnkoku71 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Lately, I have been having memory losses. I don't remember a thing that I did this past Saturday other than doing a research project in the morning and leaving the library. The...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Especially lately. My memory loss is starting to get to the point that I forget everything I have done in the day by the time about 11 pm rolls around. Only things I remember...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M Mar 23

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    So my psychiatrist recently told me that I have a photographic memory. I always knew that I had a good memory. As a kid I would recite entire commercial breaks to my parents. I can...
    WalterKronkite WalterKronkite 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I am conducting a research study exploring the experiences of older adolescents with a terminally ill parent. I am looking to recruit participants aged between 16 and 18 who have a...
    JenC89 JenC89 22-25, F Mar 28

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    I love having a photographic memory it has helped me alot in life from my creativity to not having to study alot for big test for school.
    ryanw93 ryanw93 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My only remaining kidney has entered stage 3 failure. I'm not ready to die. Not like this. I continue to fight as I have been. I hope soon I can go home. I really hate it here at...
    cartermurrows cartermurrows 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I very often lie and say I don't remember because it makes people uncomfortable that you remember more about them then they do when it seems you pay them no attention. I can't help...
    SoCalSoBeIt SoCalSoBeIt 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. Walt Disney
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    Ok so my story of mercury poisoning has been my entire lifes experience, and is still affecting me to this day. I just really wanted to connect with others who share this story so...
    awakekiwi awakekiwi 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    This was originally for an Accutane survivor thread/forum. I took Accutane as a senior in High School. I had acne, it was bad, not terrible, but bad. I disliked having acne, but...
    Anon010101 Anon010101 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I have had this disorder sense middle school (and I am now 22). Many people could never diagnoss my condition because I could never completely describe it nor did I trust others...
    LiliumxoTears LiliumxoTears 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    No official diagnosis yet but it most likely CD. I have had migraines for 3 years. About 3 months ago I 'passed out.' I really don't remember myself. Here is what I do remember...
    Ajokd Ajokd 36-40, F Mar 22

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    I started having severe migraines at the end of 2008, but I was dealing with it. In June of 2009 I ended up at the hospital I couldn't take it anymore. They did blood work and an...
    rascal1974 rascal1974 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was fascinated to learn that our sense of smell bypasses our brain's logic center, and sends information directly to our long-term memory for "intake processing." Psychologists...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I'm 38 and I recently had a craniotomy for a colloid cyst. On Feb 19th of this year I had a headache so bad that I couldn't open my eyes and it made me sick to my stomach. I had...
    survivor2014 survivor2014 36-40, F Apr 11

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    About a month ago i woke up on morning walked 5 to 6 steps and the room was spinning and I would pass out I wouldn't remember the fall but I would come to and I would be on the...
    Alyssa35 Alyssa35 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I assume I have had pots for a while but was just recently diagnosed. I am concerned that I have something else going on as well. It's probably easier to say the symptoms I don't...
    crsmith221 crsmith221 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Problems Remembering Patient: Doctor, I have a serious memory problem. I can't remember anything! Doctor: So, since when did you have this problem? Patient: What problem? A...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I discovered I had Gilbert symdrome age 36 was a shock never new what it was till I had blood test done I get unwell a lot of the times get bad pains jaundice and everything I...
    sexygirl6 sexygirl6 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Tooth Loss- Understanding Tooth Loss and Dental Implants What Causes Tooth Loss? There are numerous reasons as to why people lose some, most or all of their teeth. One of the...
    suncitydental suncitydental 22-25, F Apr 4

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    This is exactly what happens to me and gets mis-labelled as 'anxiety' or whatever. http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf All About...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    So my grades just came out and im on the edge of being kicked out from my dream school i know this is not the end but im lost it happened too fast that i wasnt able to recover. I...
    SgMichael SgMichael 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My family was more involved with making people believe we lived some perfect or amazing life but reality...it was all a show. Now, in comparison to others experiences i had it...
    bandelt7 bandelt7 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    first experience writing a poem so please don't be to brutal I don't have a name for it yet either xxx I stare out my window painless numb only to your love could I ever succumb...
    Gem1206 Gem1206 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    So I had 9 unilateral ECT's, it destroyed my memory, cogntiive abilities, like now I'm retarded at math, and I can barely remember what I'm reading, get lost in conversation, and...
    BFowler BFowler 36-40, M Apr 9

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    Feeling down this morning. Have really been struggling with my anxiety the past few weeks.. Granted I'm almost to final exams week so things are always more stressful.. But I just...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Something that has been bothering me. For a while. I thought I was over that, apparently not entirely. I have been called Dana, which is fine, or Scully by Mulder, which is fine...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    To all of those who believe they have been damaged or lost significant amounts of memory, or can't do simple math, or have problems reading and writing, or feel emotionally dumbed...
    BFowler BFowler 36-40, M Apr 9

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    When I was 11 years old my dad died from asbestosis, at 16 my mum had a bad stroke and died when I was 21. One year later my half brother died from a heart attack and three years...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 23

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    I was about 21.Being so innocent, Not knowing that there are g..ys or men who are interested in others, I was so shocked by what happened. we were in a bus, a big man sitting...
    mrsherif mrsherif 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Home at Last It is 08:20, sunday 22 december, and it is a good day. Despite all the trouble in my country, the political and economic uncertainty, the threat to our independence...
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    What Will Matter by Michael Josephson‏ Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    There are times my mind walks a dark path. A path that I know is lines with hurt. Beckoned by the promise of the bright thought; a memory, a tantalisation of what can be, of what...
    Essexdan Essexdan 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I have experienced many losses, great and small, in my time. Sometimes, I didn't even realize something was a loss yet still grieved on some level. Losses come in all shapes and...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M Apr 3

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    Dear Fellow Hair Wearers, Like countless people dealing with hair loss, my hair loss began in my early twenties. By the age of 28, I had lost a very significant amount of hair in...
    UltimateHairReplacementSystems UltimateHairReplacementSystems 41-45, M Mar 25

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    In one second a choice is made to give your baby a chance at a better life.This choice will forever change you and your baby's life forever.They tell you how great you are for...
    lovely2463 lovely2463 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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