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The last few months I've noticed some additional symptoms I've been having more then usual. I'm a 64-year old make. I've had multiple Ischemic Thrombosis & Lacunar Strokes, I've been diagnosed with Complex and Simple Partial Seizure Disorder, White Brain Matter disease, CSVD, Cerebrovascular Disease, I've had a couple of heart attacks, 12-stent placements, Coranary Artery disease, type 2 diabetes, Peripheral Neuropathy in both feet and hands, sciatica in my lower back. Yes I have it all. Last March 2017 my Neurologist told me the reason for my short term memory loss is due to my strokes but he never explained to me anything about short term memory loss. I also deal with dizziness, headaches, balance issues and falling down on a daily basis. Over the past few months I noticed my memory loss was getting worse from last March. I would forget things that took place that happened to me in a few minutes or a few hours, I'd be having a conversation and forget half the conversation or forget things like why I'm in the bathroom or looking in the refrigerator. Months ago I don't remember how long ago, I'd tell my family that the words I want to say in my head by the time they came out of my mouth they weren't the words I had in my head and at times they would get offended so I wouldn't talk. Then over 4th of July my wife and I spent a few days at our sons house and before we left her said dad I need to tell you something., wherever you and I would have a conversation you continually repeated yourself, I never noticed it but the same thing happened with a friend I would send messages to, He would tell me that I just sent him the same message a few minutes ago. So I asked my daughter in law cause we live with her and our older son and she said that after we moved in 3 years ago she noticed I would repeat myself but just words and then I would kind of wander. She would wake up in the middle of the night and find me sitting outside on my walker, she knew I was outside for a while cause my hands were ice cold. I told her it still happens. Not all the time, I'd wake up and I'd be sitting outside or sitting on the couch or sitting on the bathroom floor. Then I finally told her and my wife about my memory getting worse like I'd be doing something and I'd end up going go doing something else and completely forgot what I was doing before. I been having major mood swings, one minute I'm fine and the next I'm crying. But the memory and now i can't even put together words in my head to talk to anyone so it's got to the point I just quit talking at all. I stay in bed all day, I feel safe in my bed I quit visiting my family or anyone and I told my wife if there was a way I could go to the bathroom in my bed I would never leave my bed. I'm down to 150 pounds because I don't eat, I quit reading because I have to read the story so many times to get it it's not worth it. These symptoms don't happen all the time but my memory my thinking my safety bed and things like that do now are all the time. Had anyone had these symptoms?
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