Drug side effects, circulatory problems and depression can interfere with memory. If you answer "yes" to one or more of the following questions, see your doctor for a complete evaluation.

· I have trouble remembering to make calls or finish reports or other projects-and it's interfering with my work or family life.

· I get more irritated than I used to and/or have trouble making decisions. (Your emotional state could be interfering with memory.)

· I began having memory problems after starting a new drug.

· When driving or walking somewhere, I suddenly get confused about where I am or how I got there.

· I keep forgetting to turn off the stove or lock the door.

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