Health Tip: When Memory Loss Isn't Normal
(HealthDay News) -- Some memory loss is typical as you age, but there are other warning signs that suggest a person's memory loss goes beyond simply getting older.
The Cleveland Clinic says these warning signs may be cause for concern:
Inability to remember recent events.
Inability to remember a task without a written reminder.
Difficulty performing daily tasks and chores.
Inability to perform more complex tasks, such as driving or paying bills.
Being unaware that you have memory loss.
Showing poor judgment.
Exhibiting significant behavioral changes, such as excessive worrying, or often feeling agitated or suspicious.
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