Last reply 1 week ago
Memory issues?

Hi there!
I’m new to this app. Don’t meet a lot of people who have MS, just a lot of people who “know someone who has MS”. Here’s a conversation topic, I really have noticed a drastic change in my memory over the years. Nothing too dramatic, but I find things are always slipping my mind. I have to make shopping lists or else when I get to the parking lot sometimes I completely forget what I went to the store for. I’m always putting things down and losing them. Sometimes I feel like I really fight to retrieve memory. It’s hard to judge if this is just my half-paying attention or if this is my disease. I’ve researched a little but didn’t find much about MS effecting memory. Does anyone else deal with this issue?

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shtanto
1 week ago

Yeah I get this too. I wish I could tell you how many times I’ve had this one. In my case it appears to be an attentional gap between my RAM and Storage. I’m also working with about 10% of the RAM I used to have. Lots of dead cells I guess. Anyone who knows IT and neural nets will understand this well. It hits my buffers hardest of all.


merfield
1 week ago

It’s a case of ‘me too’ ….. except I could put down to age – 79. But I prefer to think it’s MS brain fog lol xx


stumbler
1 week ago

mamawals
1 week ago

I have had this issue for the past few years too. I’m not old enough for it to be age. I find writing everything down, keeping everything in the same place, and staying with my routine helps. This is honestly the symptom that worries me the most.


watsoncraig
1 week ago

Memory aint what it used to be, can remember things from 30 years ago, but not from yesterday.

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