Memory loss can have several underlying causes, and these include aging, medication, alcohol, tobacco and drug use, sleep deprivation, stress, depression, stroke, poor diet and head injury. Certain medical conditions, s... More » Health Older Adults

Whether stress causes hair loss is debated by health experts. WebMD indicates that as of 2014, no scientific evidence provides a direct correlation between stress and hair loss. However, Mayo Clinic reports that a few fa... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Aging, head injuries, alcohol and drug abuse, plus mental health disorders, are some reasons for memory loss, explains MedlinePlus. Other reasons include a vitamin B-12 deficiency, brain injuries and cancer treatments. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health
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