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Difficulty in concentrating and memorising - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello? :)
Doctor :   Hi
User :   nice to meet you
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   same here
User :   if you dont mind me asking - im having little problem with memory
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   for example i am in a casino - customer requests numbers to be placed
User :   he asks for 4 numbers -= once handed me the chips -= i forget -= instantly
Docto : ok
User :   this happens too many times and more and more
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   every day im having to do my 17 and my 35 times table
User :   i am 28
Doctor :   do u take any medications for any condition
User :   no medications
Doctor :   memory is more strong, when u try to remember the nos practically
User :   also adding up numbers like 525 + 35 + 68 = i tend to forget what numbers im adding up half way
Doctor :   being attentive and concentration , as the person tells u, is needed
Doctor :   i would advice u , to get some tests done, and rule out hypothyroidism
User :   i guess at pressure situations dsnt help
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   thanks doc
User :   :D
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