Essays Tagged: "memory loss"

The Big 'M' Menopause How does it start, what is it exactly, and how do I handle those night sweats.

it's still the big 'M', Menopause. Every day millions of women deal with hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss, depression, mood swings, and no sex drive. And that's just the stuff they deal with on ... ions in sexual desire and sexual response, sudden and inappropriate bursts of anger, panic attacks, memory lapses..." This list goes on forever so I only chose a selected few, but given the variety an ...

(15 pages) 170 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Alzheimer's disease

'Where has Yesterday Gone'Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always ... d age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always - with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses ar ... re the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer's disease destroys the brain memory function, many do not realize precisely how the memory is destroyed once one is aware of the ...

(11 pages) 169 0 3.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

College Drinking

n to either drop out or fail the class. Recent studies have shown that heavy drinking can result in memory loss. This leads to the student forgetting important details about a subject or even when cla ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Michael Healey's "The Drawer Boy": Through the magic of art, which Healey reveals to the audience, one observes the amazing recovery of Angus's memory.

gus in many different situations: one observes throughout the play that Angus, who is impaired with memory loss, is repeatedly staring at a particular spot on the kitchen wall, and the reader learns t ... ertwined with Angus, is with the false story Morgan imposes on Angus to try and help him regain his memory, seemingly their own story, but yet again the reader will see the truth revealed further on. ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alcoholism and its affects.

ies, stomach ailments, sexual impotence, liver damage, heart and central nervous system damage, and memory loss.Alcohol blocks the messages going to your brain and alters your perceptions and emotions ... nwanted pregnancy. Alcohol also hinders coordination, slows reaction time, dulls senses, and blocks memory functions. The relationship between alcohol and motorcycle crashes is very high. In 1993, 40 ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dissociative Disorders

y called multiple personality disorder), and depersonalization disorder.Dissociative amnesia is the memory loss of personal information resulting from a traumatic event in one's life. There are four p ... experiences localized amnesia, a period of time following a traumatic event is lost in the person's memory. With selective amnesia, one may remember parts of the traumatic event but not all. When a pe ...

(2 pages) 114 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Discuss the changes to the brain due to ageing

n the first place, or forgetting a meeting we should have been to. All of us have experienced these memory lapses, the difference between the memory lapses when we are young as supposed to when we are ... lder it is easier to get the creeping feeling that there is something wrong. It is very normal that memory loss occurs among older people, it is not due to ageing, but to organic disorders, brain inju ...

(7 pages) 116 2 1.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why is war needed?

Jason Bourne thought that he had escaped his former life but his nightmares told him otherwise. His memory had still not completely returned but his subconscious revealed more about his past every tim ... ad achieved the same high standards.Matt Damon returns as the troubled CIA assassin struggling with memory loss and the realisation of what he has done. The second novel in author Robert Ludlum's Bour ...

(3 pages) 50 4 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Progressive Mental Illness; Alzheimer's Disease

ies, families and past lives. This disease is usually common among the elderly and it affects their memory. Alzheimer's disease, which is a progressive mental illness, causes rapid memory loss, and af ... er's disease, which is a progressive mental illness, causes rapid memory loss, and affects people's memory, judgment and behavior.The main cause of Alzheimer's disease is unknown but there are various ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimers Disease, what it is, what it does to your body and why.

sease is an illness of the brain. It causes the brain to lose nerve cells, leading to problems with memory, thinking, feeling and everyday living. Alzheimer's disease can affect you in many ways. It c ... en how you talk and move. Many people mistake the early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, especially memory loss, as a normal part of aging, and therefore do not seek help.Although it is not yet known ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimers disease

person from forming accurate perceptions of the world around them. Symptoms of the disease include memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, personality changes, disorientation, and loss of language ... ental capacity due to an organic cause. Dementia may involve progressive deterioration of thinking, memory, behavior, personality and motor function, and may also be associated with psychological symp ...

(2 pages) 63 0 2.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Multiple Sclerosis

osed to a viral infection are all examples of contributed factors. Some symptoms include paralysis, memory loss, migraine headaches, and ??????.Research has provided people with some answers when i ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Why The Drinking Age Should Be Hept At 21

fects on the brain, liver, heart, stomach, and the kidney.Drinkers have to fight with confusion and memory loss. Even memorizing a name can become a big problem. In addition to the confusion and the m ...

(3 pages) 31 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Narctoics How They Affect The Body

  Dr.Sophia Vinogradov; www.thriveonline.com Large chronic doses of some narcotic drugs can casue memory loss, brainand heart faliure and or even death and perment damage to your body.Some peo ... t to hide from people they are close too. They developeunusualy symptoms like shaking, laughter, memory loss etc... Narcoticdrugs like PCP(angle dust), LSD(acid), and Ecstasy can cuase permanen ...

(2 pages) 1436 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain disorder that results in a decline in memory and a deterioration of many other abilities. In order to completely understand the effect of ... st be aware of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments of this terminal disease. Rapidly increasing memory loss, disorientation with time and place, and confused actions describes this disease. As the ... ibes this disease. As the disease progresses language, perceptual and motor skills deteriorate, and memory loss becomes more severe.Dr. Alois Alzheimer, a German physician, in 1906, identified for the ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Maintaining Drinking Age at 21: The Consequences of Underage Drinking

which usually is over at ages of 21-22. In many 18 year olds, the part of the brain responsible for memory, called hippocampus, is still maturing. In the article "Young Brains on Alcohol," scientists ... pment. The article also points out that teenagers, who excessively consume alcohol could experience memory loss and may have smaller hippocampal memory areas of the brain than non-drinkers. At adolesc ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

What My Brain Couldn't Tell Me

mproving as quickly as everyone hoped.        When I finally woke up I had severe memory loss and had to undergo extensive physical, occupational and speech therapy. I was diagnosed ... pational and speech therapy. I was diagnosed with anterograde amnesia. When I started therapy, my memory was so bad, that I couldn’t recall or even recognize common objects. It even went as far a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Rohypnol

devastating than a rape committed by a stranger (Teen, p.72). The main side effect of the drug is a memory loss of 4-10hrs. During which time a person can be rendered helpless. Rohypnol is now the "da ... mbination of alcohol and Rohypnol is also particularly hazardous because together, their effects on memory and judgment are greater than the effects resulting from either taken alone. Effects begin wi ...

(4 pages) 2058 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alzheimer’s Disease

rks? It deteriates and slowly erases the memories of minds of older adults. Some of the effects are memory lose, confusion, impaired judgment, personality changes, and loss of language skills.Alzheime ... y still will be able to recall memories and events in their past as early as their childhood years. Memory loss will increase and worsens in later stages when victims forget events from early years, a ...

(2 pages) 554 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Battered Women Syndrome

onse. First The Flight Response Mode, Second The Flight Mode, and Thirdly the Cognitive Ability and Memory Loss according to Domestic Violence and The Courtroom.First The ?Fight? Mode the battered wom ... trying to get away from the abusive spouse.Thirdly and usually lastly is the Cognitive Ability and Memory Loss. This is the most impactive stage in BWS. The victims in this stage begin to get memorie ...

(7 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community