Amnesia is a kind brain disease, which affects the remembering area of the memory. It is affected by severe head injury or through the intake of the toxic matter affecting the brain. This disease could impact all people those suffering from heart stroke or paralysis. People, who suffering from Amnesia, he/ she never knows past or learned things connected with same like people, place or language.
Causes Of Amnesia
Amnesia caused by brain injury and damage is known as neurological amnesia. Possible causes of neurological amnesia include:
Oxygen deficiency -A kind of illness or situation which undermines the delivery of oxygen to the brain, such as a heart attack, respiratory distress, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Head Injuries-Traumatic head injuries, stroke, tumors, and infections, can main cause damage to your brain. This damage can include permanent memory problems. Concussions commonly disrupt memories of the weeks, days or hours before and after you were injured.
Alcohol use– Short-term alcohol use can cause memory loss. This is a temporary form of anterograde amnesia. Long-term alcoholism can cause Wernicke- Korsakoff disease. If it develops this condition, you will have complexity forming new memories but may not be aware of it.
Amnesia, which is caused by an emotional shock, such as:
Being the victim of a violent crime, Child abuse, Sexual abuse, Being involved in a natural disaster, Being involved in combat etc.
Symptoms Of Amnesia
The symptom of amnesia is memory loss or lack of ability to form new memories. If you have amnesia, you will have difficulty remembering places, events, specific details. You will still keep your motor skills, like your ability to walk, as well as confidence in any languages that you speak.
Generally, the amnesia depends on the causes but the common symptom includes-
- Memory loss, Confusion
- Lack of ability to recognize familiar faces or places
- Incorrect way of language formation
- Difficulty recollecting non-verbal information
- Once the person recovers, he/ she typically have no memory of their amnesia incident.