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Memory loss, difficulty in speech. History of heart attacks, anemia and depression. Family history of cancer

i have been having these spells as I call them for going on 3 years and cant get no answers... I have trouble with my speech I have memory lost ,get small shakes, I get confused, I have went into stores and got lost due to them ... they last any where from an hour to a few days... and after they go away its like I have lost a day or so and they make me very tired afterwards and information would help me................ and to let you know alittle about my health I have had 4 heart attacts anemia depression and have a family history of cancers heart problems....Thank you bonnie
Tue, 7 May 2013
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Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.



Based on the symptoms, there are two possibilities:



1. Transient global amnesia (TGA)- in this condition, there is lack of blood flow to left side of brain, leading to various symptoms as you described.

2. Seizures- episodic confusion with shakes can occur, but they do not usually last that long.



Evaluation would include MRI brain and EEG.

You are likely to do well with medical treatment.

Please get back if you require any additional information.



Best wishes,



Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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My email: drsudhirkumar@yahoo.com
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Memory loss, difficulty in speech. History of heart attacks, anemia and depression. Family history of cancer

Hi, Thank you for posting your query. Based on the symptoms, there are two possibilities: 1. Transient global amnesia (TGA)- in this condition, there is lack of blood flow to left side of brain, leading to various symptoms as you described. 2. Seizures- episodic confusion with shakes can occur, but they do not usually last that long. Evaluation would include MRI brain and EEG. You are likely to do well with medical treatment. Please get back if you require any additional information. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) Senior Consultant Neurologist Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, My personal URL on this website: http://bit.ly/Dr-Sudhir-kumar My email: drsudhirkumar@yahoo.com