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My mom got a suddenly memory loss and she is disabled and on pills

my mom has done a complete 360 with her mental health. sudden memory loss . she had fallen today and had not remembered it in 3 hrs. plus i had just found out she has been drinking to much. she is disabled and on pills . i dont know why she changed so sudden. she dont even remember her brothers funerle .
Asked On : Tue, 14 Dec 2010
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She might be suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Evaluation by Psychiatrist is needed. Even Acute alcohol intoxication can cause memory loss. If she is on benzodiazipines that also interfere with memory.

Dr. Jagdish

Answered: Tue, 14 Dec 2010
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