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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   sometimes i don't remember small things, is it a short term memory loss
Doctor :   may b
Doctor :   ur age/profession/duration of disease
User :   31, medical transcriptionist, problem since last 3-4 years
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   no, not yet
Doctor :   its called dementia
Doctor :   Dementia is a condition characterized by a chronic decline in mental abilities, especially memory
User :   k
User :   any solution on that ?
Doctor :   Dementia is not a normal part of the aging process. It may be caused by many disease conditions and can affect the young as well as old but certainly is commoner in older persons.
Doctor :   Treatment include
Doctor :   combination of medications, behavioural strategies and environmental interventions.

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