Who doesn’t forget small little stuff now and then? If memory problems persist on regular basis here is what you should know.

It is found that those with high or low thyroid levels sometimes have difficulty with memory and concentration. Also in women, menopause related symptoms are associated with memory loss. Lack of sleep, stress, anxiety and depression also hampers memory to a large extent. They make you completely forgetful of things around you. Certain prescription drugs and some heart medicines are also linked to memory problems. The habit of smoking leads to the accumulation of abnormal proteins which result in improper functioning of the brain with time.  High fat diets promote type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. And, all these may cause damage to your brains.

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