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Though memory loss generally occurs in dementia, memory loss alone doesn't mean you have dementia, and there is a certain extent of memory loss that is a normal part of aging. Dementia includes memory loss and impaired judgment or language, and the inability to perform some daily activities. Basically in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) which is the most common cause of a progressive dementiat here is a characteristic pattern, which begins with memory impairment and progressing to language and visuospatial deficits. However in 20% of patients with AD there are nonmemory complaints such as word-finding, organizational, or navigational difficulty.
Then this is most likely due to the stress. Hence no need to worry about such occasional and single events of difficulty in recall, since it happens to all of us.
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