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Has anyone else noticed any kind of cognition or poor decision making after having bypass surgery and/or treatment for prostate cancer which included radiation and hormone therapy in someone else or yourself?

My father had heart bypass surgery about 2 years ago - 4 bypasses. Additionally he has undergone hormone therapy and radiation for prostate cancer. The prostate cancer treatment ended in August '09. His PSA level is back to normal, zero.

Approximately 2-1/2 months ago his brother, I'll call him James started bugging me about father. James says he thinks father is using poor judgement in decision making and that father is also claiming to have had conversations with him that never took place. One such conversation was where father accused James of having an affair with one of father's female friends. I've spoken with both James and the female friend who have assured me that there is no truth to that accusation.

My sister and I have been keeping an eye on father but haven't seen any unusual behaviors. However, James keeps calling me demanding that I do something.(What he wants me to do, I have no idea). Also, until about 1 week ago James refused to talk to father at all. James has finally talked to father but he says father has denied ever having the conversation about the affair.

Father and James have "butted heads" all of their adult lives. They, along with some other siblings, own a small business and the two brothers disagree on most decisions.

I'm desperate for help. James is driving me crazy! Should I talk with father's doctor to see if there may be something going on here? HELP!
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replied June 29th, 2017
If the procedure and post operative period was associated with any serious episodes like cardiac arrest, then it might have reduced blood flow to the brain and it may be the cause of the cognition issues that you may be worried about.

Consult a neurologist and seek a proper opinion.

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