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Difficulty in processing information and putting them into words - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I've been having difficulties in processing information and putting them into words lately. I know what I wanted to say, but always ended up saying something that was not exactly what I had in mind, but had similarities such as synonyms and could even describe the opposite of what I meant, just to get to the point. E.g. "I couldn't find the paper which they give you after you pay at stores, like bills in restaurant." In this sentence, I was looking for a receipt. It is now getting worst. Do I have a disorder or something?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
User :   Thanks.
Doctor :   what is your age ?
User :   21
User :   I don't think it is possible to develop some kind of disorder at this age, but it is now getting worst. It's bugging me.
Doctor :   from when you are having this word finding difficulty ?
User :   Last 2 months.
Doctor :   2 months before were you perfectly fine ?
User :   Not exactly fine, but now it is even noticeable. Before, I found if I take a deep breath and pause for a bit longer, I could found the words.
Doctor :   may i know your occupation ?
User :   Student.
Doctor :   this type of word finding difficulty more in the aged and people who have stroke
Doctor :   in young age it is
Doctor :   functional
Doctor :   meaning lack of proper training to brain
Doctor :   consume good amount of nutritious diet rich in vitamins and minerals
Doctor :   like liver, milk, and fruits
Doctor :   learn 10 words from your dictionary every day
Doctor :   read and write and again try to remember after a week
Doctor :   put serious effort, the vocabulary will increase
Doctor :   and in a month or two you will see the improvement
Doctor :   remember everything is possible but nothing comes easy
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