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01 Feb 2008

Memory loss
Hi Doc,

I'm a healthy 21 year old. (As far as I know) I follow a healthy diet and get enough excercise. I have a moderately stressfull job, but I have been through much worse. I was always a good student and didn't struggle too much with giving attention in class.

Lately I can't seen to consintrate. When I'm in a conversation there is no problem to get the message but when I just have to listen I can't keep up for 2 minutes. I'm also struggling with my memorie. I can't seem to remember half the stuff I used to.

I have started keeping a diary just to not make a complete fool of myself but it's getting up to the point where I'm seriousely getting concerned. I never used to be so scatter brained!

I'm taking Nuzak once a day for some mild depression and I'm on Nordette. I'm switch to Triphasel in a couple of days though. I've started gaining weight for no reason as well. I follow the diet docs guides and nothings seeming to work. That's why I'm changing from constraceptive. I think it might be a hormone imbalance seeing as there is nothing wrong with my thyroid.

Sorry for the long letter but I really need some help.

Thank you

Kind Regards
Answer 1,450 views

01 Jan 0001

Dear Ang

Thank you for visiting

I recommend that you take Omega 3 supplements, as this will sharpen your brain's activity. You should also consult a GP for a full examination, as one of the side-effects of Nuzak is memory loss. There is also a possibility that you are suffering from ADHD (a condition that causes memory loss, as well as focus). It is therefore, in your favour to consult a GP, to have the correct diagnosis made.

Your weight gain can be due to the contraceptive that you are using, as Nordette and Triphasel is high in estrogen.

Kind regards

Dr Anrich Burger
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