Discussions By Condition: Cardiovascular disease

help please ;-)

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  • Posted By: nicci-c
  • May 11, 2010
  • 08:47 PM

hi am new to posting on this site.
so can anyone advise me on this
about 18 months ago started of with pain in jaw going down the tounge
into the arm and my back around the same time my memory started getting worse.
6 months ago finally told doctor and now on angina tablets.
last week had m.r.i
but its my memeory that is the problem simple sentences /words etc
i cant remember them.
am not stressed at all.
so if there is a problem with the heart can it affect your brain?

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  • As far as I know, memory loss is rarely caused by cardiovascular disease, but multiple strokes can produce this problem. Did you tell your doctor about the memory loss as well, because it's quite a significant symptom and deserves a complete medical evaluation.
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