What Causes Memory Loss

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Memory loss is something that occurs more often than not. Rather it be short-term or long-term. It could be as simple as not remembering where you last set your phone down or something as huge as not remembering you have children. Memory loss can be caused by many things, such as trauma, sleep deprivation, diseases, etc.

The most common disease( known for memory loss) is called Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a mental disease that causes you to lose memory & often takes place in those of middle to older age due to degeneration of the brain. Some of the most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s are: difficulty thinking, delusions, making things up, etc.(Memory Loss: Check Your Symptoms and Signs). Behavior such as aggression, depression, & anxiety could be performed by those with Alzheimer's.
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Head injuries can occur during car accidents, sports injuries, or similar events. When something like this occurs, brain tissue can be damaged or torn apart. Thus causing memory loss (short & long term).

Memory loss can also be a result of anxiety & depression(Memory Loss: When to Seek Help). In fact, most people experience memory loss from stress rather than from Alzheimer’s. The anxiety/stress is usually caused by work, financial issues, & family issues (divorce, loss of loved one, etc.) As of today, there is not a cure for long term memory loss. We cannot control whether we have/ will have memory loss. It's a very frightening thought that maybe one day we won't be able to remember our loved ones without a constant

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