Short-Term Memory

Definition of Short-Term Memory:

Also known as immediate memory or working memory, this is a phase of memory in which a limited amount of information may be held for several seconds to hours.

Also: Short Term Memory

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Adrafinil

...as a treatment
“...This increases alertness, concentration, and short term memory, and improves hand-to-eye coordination...”

Dehydration

...the condition
“...A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page...”
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Excess Sugar Consumption

...the condition
“...Earaches; Indigestion; Visual impairment; Bronchitis; Eczema; Joint/muscle pains; Watery eyes; Candida; Fainting; Lacking mind control; Weight retention; Cold intolerance; Forgetfulness; Loss of short term memory; Yeast infections...”

Ginkgo Biloba

...as a treatment
“...It has been shown to promote mental clarity and concentration, increase alertness and short-term memory and has been used preventatively in regenerative compounds for loss of memory and senility, in cardiac protection formulas against stroke and atherosclerosis and for hearing...”

Gulf War Illness

...the condition
“...(over 6-24 months or more) and presented with a variety of complex signs and symptoms characterized by disabling fatigue, intermittent fevers, night sweats, arthralgia, myalgia, impairments in short-term memory, headaches, skin rashes, intermittent diarrhea, abdominal bloating, chronic bronchitis, photophobia, confusion, transient visual scotomata, irritability and depression and other...”

Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Symptoms of heavy metal toxicity include mental confusion, pain in muscles and joints, headaches, short-term memory loss, gastrointestinal upsets, food intolerances/allergies, vision problems, chronic fatigue, and others...”
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Hot Drinks

...as a treatment
“...Some of the well-documented benefits of caffeine include improved concentration, faster reaction time, better short-term memory and less fatigue...”

Migraine/Tension Headaches

...relationship to Environmental Illness / MCS
“Central nervous system dysfunction is common, resulting in headaches, chronic fatigue, poor short term memory, hyperactivity, and increased appetite leading to food cravings and overeating...”

Poor Memory

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Short-term memory provides a small storage space for daily tasks and lists, and is more likely to be affected with age...”
...relationship to Mercury Toxicity (Amalgam Illness)
Short term memory loss is initially the most common complaint associated with mercury toxicity...”

Silicone Breast Implant Problems

...the condition
“...Complications: In more than 80% of over 1,000 females with breast implants who were referred to neurologists at Baylor College of Medicine, mild to severe short-term memory loss was discovered...”
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