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Short Term Memory Loss

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Jordan McAndrew

on 16 April 2010

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Short Term Memory Loss 50 First Dates Movie Summary.......

I about a man, Henry Roth, a veterinarian living in Hawaii, who enjoys the company of vacationing women. He leaves the playboy life behind after he falls for Lucy, who suffers from short-term memory loss. Since she can never remember meeting him, Henry has to romance Lucy every single day and hope that she falls for him Staring Drew Berrymore
and Adam Sandler Lucy Whitmore suffers from
an extreme case of short term
memory loss. After surviving
a damaging car accident.
Remembers long term
Believes every day is the day
of her accident
Repeats same routine everyday
Brain Injury
Atlantic Mussel Food Poisoning
Hormonal Imbalances-low levels of estrogen
Dementia- mental confusion and impaired thought (age related)
Pro-longed Depression and Anxiety- chemical inbalance
Alzheimer’s Disease
Lead Poisoning
Substance Abuse
Unstable blood sugar levels

is an abnormal degree of forgetfulness
and/or inability to recall recent past
events. Depending on cause, can either
have gradual or sudden onset,
and memory loss may be
permanent or temporary is a condition in which the brain is no longer able to convert short-term memories into long-term memories Also known as amnesia Diagnosis for this type of short term
memory disorder:
taking a medical history
physical exam,
cognitive testing
imaging scans of the brain (CT Scan, MRI).
These tests are performed to help rule out
other causes. Symptoms
inability to generate new, long-term memories from events that occur after the damage to the brain.
Long term memories formed prior to the damage are typically unaffected. The total time of retention may be a matter of a few minutes, for a number of hours, or even be perminant Treatments
There are relatively few treatment
The Mayo Clinic reports that
technological aids such as PDAs
and occupational therapy can be
helpful. Depending on cause determines age
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