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Can a brain scan show evidence of slow processing or memory

Customer Question

can a brain scan show evidence of slow processing or memory problems?
JA: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: add, depression, anxiety
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Hi and welcome.

Brain scan not necessarily show any changes in cases of memory and processing problems but at times it shows cerebral atrophy that is shrinkage of the brain tissue and this usually happens in dementia and Alziemer's disease.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you have further questions.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

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