I Suffer From Short Term Memory Loss

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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
    Jan 3, 2012

    Short Term Memory Problems

    were do i begin. well it all began about 11 years ago, i was a long term heroin user for which i have now been clean for 11 years. i had 2 serious heroin  overdoses within the space of about 2 months of each other. at the hospital i felt like i was an outcast and on both...
    marcmcrnw marcmcrnw
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2010


    I'm writing this because i can't stand anymore, my memory is worsening. Sometimes,if i do sumthing, a minute later i totally forget about it, i need people around me to tell me what did i forget. However, it started with quite brutal headache for the past 3 years and it already...
    Jan 20, 2013

    Think! Think! Think!

    I have come to realize that  I suffer from short term memory loss. I can think about something and not remember a second later maybe it comes to me later but sometimes it doesn't. I get absolutely frustrated because if I cant remember what to do then thats something undone...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jun 7, 2008

    At Least I Think I Do

    I am so forgetful. I forget to do things all the time. When I still lived with my mom it annoyed the hell out of her.  I just have no short term memory. My ling term memory on the other hand is excellent.. but different parts of the brain right? So I guess that's why. I was...
    littleroo littleroo
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2008

    Another Problem With Aging?

    I had a rather serious car wreck about 23 years ago, but I don't believe my forgetting simple things is because of that.  I think it just comes with age.  It's nothing drastic-just forgetting why I came into a room-simple things, but I'm worried over it.I'm not that old yet (43...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jan 13, 2012

    When I was a kid at school,

    a few kids in my class were a bit "slow" if you know what I mean, including me. I think there was about 4 of us and this woman came in and assessed us. All the rest had dyslexia but I had short term memory loss. When I turned 13 I started to notice my memory was really bad, like...
    Emily97x Emily97x
    18-21, F
    Jul 25, 2014

    I Seem To Have Left My Memory In The 90's Sometime

    The most recent manifestations were costing me a great job in public TV a couple of months ago. It also cost me an ex-wife...But then again that wasn't entirely a BAD thing....At any rate I have had ussues with this for years. A big part of me wonders: What GOOD will come from...
    Packer1954 Packer1954
    1 Response Apr 1, 2011
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