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 »

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 »

Some causes of memory problems include sleep apnea, silent stroke, medications, nutritional deficiency and head injury, according to Everyday Health. Other causes include alcohol, tobacco or drug use; dementia; Alzheimer... More »

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