Memory loss

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting an estimated 850,000 people in the UK.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Memory loss
  • Confused or muddled
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Repetitive behaviour

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Alzheimer's disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Major head injury

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there's a risk of serious brain damage.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Head injury
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion which is new
  • Seeing double
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Major head injury.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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