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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Had 2 seizures on Tuesday. Then had a doctors appointment on Wednesday. When I arrived at the doctors they were confirming my address and phone number and I drew a blank. I could not remember my address or phone number. Have you ever had that happen A day after seizure?This is my first time having memory loss with a seizure ever. I have not had a seizure in probably 10 years so this is really weird as I approach my 40th birthday. Iā€™m starting to believe my friends when they say everything goes… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

After my first big seizures i cohldnt remember my pin number for my bank account. Thankfully my husband was there and that was after a week! It was silly really because I remembered my 16 digit online account! I had money one way or another lol. Don't worry too much about it, it comes back to you

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

So so many of times I've forgotten name my own age, appointments etc. So to make it easier for me I ask the office to call me for reminders and I also write things down, I gave up on remembering names but I'm good at places and faces. One time I had an awful seizure, couldn't remember the name but remember the face they cursed me out thought I was being funny, after that I just stay to the people who understand me. šŸ˜‰šŸ’—šŸ’ā€ā™€ļø

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

yep, I've had to fake it quite a few times having forgotten people's names, events, my phone number, etc. I often wonder if it's the seizures, the meds, or being 46.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

that is normal after I have a seizure I don't know my name. Once I had to go and get a test done my seizures were active and my mom had to fill out all the paper work, I didn't know my address, phone # or birthday etc... that's how bad my memory gets.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Memory loss: My name is Jeff Curtis and I've had short term memory problems all of my life! I average about 2 seizures a month and I carry my calender book 100% of the time because of my memory problem! I'm the family/neighborhood handyman, but if I'm on my way to my sisters to do some plumbing and have a seizure, then I'll have to open up my book to remind myself of where I was going and for what. I also carry it because on page 1 I have a big medic-alert written out, especially for some sometimes stupid police since they arrested me quite a few times for thinking that I'm a druggy. But just get him used to carrying a calender book. It makes you look like it's for business purposes. He doesn't have to tell whomever that he's carrying it for his short -term memory problems! Good Luck!!! PS- Miriam (in the photo) is my wife who has helped me with hundreds in our many years.

posted over 2 years ago
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