word literally means no memory, but for medical purposes it is used to mean a
temporary loss of memory.
What to look for
Symptoms for Amnesia include
a severe hit to the
head area can cause post-traumatic amnesia. This type of blow is called
concussion and the characteristic of this is that the person cannot recall the
actual impact to the head. They will however, usually recover and be able to recall the
events leading up to the event and after.
physical illnesses can stop
recall of memories
sudden emotional shock or
It is advisable to seek
professional medical help
However any foods which are high in the B Vitamins, Magnesium,
When to seek further
If the person seems
disoriented and confused or mentions an inability to recall past events, or look they may
be in danger it is advisable that they seek medical advice.