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Almost everyone knows memory loss can be caused by a concussion or a brain tumour but only few actually know stress can also cause memory loss.
Below are 4 ways you damage your memory without even knowing it
A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience found that escalated levels of the stress hormone cortisol may lead to short-term memory loss.
- PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
According to Medical Daily, prescription sleeping pills can lead to memory loss. A drug-induced sleep isn’t the same as a true sleep and it deprives one of the benefits of sleep, thereby impacting your ability to recall.
- VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY
Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to memory loss and even dementia. Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin your body needs and you can get vitamin B 12 by eating meat, eggs, poultry and dairy products.
Using data from the National Health Insurance Research database (NHIRD) in Taiwan, researchers were able to link migraine with a future higher risk of dementia. Dementia is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by slow progressive memory loss and cognitive dysfunction.\