I have had a really hard time retaining information. When I try to learn something new or have to learn something for work - I can not retain anything - it seems as if it goes right out of my head - I can not recall it. I am also having some memory problems. All of this seems to mimic dementia. I do have low vitamin B12 levels and am on a prescribed b12 medicine (not the shots). Can low b12 levels really cause all of these problems? I also have had a couple of small strokes - can this have caused it?
Current medical status: trouble retaining information, memory problems. Low b12; had a couple of small strokes
Current medical treatment: prescribed b vitamins; will be going to neurologist
A âCouple of small strokesâ suggests that you already have brain circulatory problems that could cause cerebro-vascular dementia. Low Vitamin B12 can cause anemia and brain damage, too. It is possible that both conditions contribute to a disturbance in your cognitive functions (memory, thinking, learningâ¦).
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