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Cait01

645d

Does anyone else experience memory loss from thier ADHD? My memory is really bad and I'm not sure if it is due to my ADHD or epilepsy.

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    • AssassinSasha

      644d

      People with ADHD do have memory issues. It is a well known symptom. We have object permanence that also can be connected to people permanence. Both where we forget about where something is, forget a person's name, forget that the object and/or person exists as well. Also when we get really angry our prefrontal cortex can shutdown so if someone brings up a fight and asks what the fight was about and you can't fully remember it is because our impulse control just shut down so we just react but don't fully know what we did.

    • Cvprisun

      642d

      YES. i can’t remember anything it’s so bad

    • shoe

      642d

      I have ADHD and I do completely forget things! Like they never even happend.😥

    • AssassinSasha

      644d

      People with ADHD do have memory issues. It is a well known symptom. We have object permanence that also can be connected to people permanence. Both where we forget about where something is, forget a person's name, forget that the object and/or person exists as well. Also when we get really angry our prefrontal cortex can shutdown so if someone brings up a fight and asks what the fight was about and you can't fully remember it is because our impulse control just shut down so we just react but don't fully know what we did.

    • DuckyLove

      644d

      ADHD: gha I can't find the butter lid what ever just going to put it away. 3min later this oh the butter lid is on the counter by the sink lol 😂🤦🏻‍♀️

    • Mordo

      644d

      I have ADHD and also terrible memory. I think it dose have something to do with having ADHD because my memory has always been bad and I was diagnosed with ADHD at a young age

    • Cait01

      645d

      They are probably right, but taking a neuro test would definitely be useful. I had no idea that I had ADHD until I took one. I also feel like my meds make it worse. What are you on?

    • roseyy

      645d

      I have both. I don't think I can tell. I was told by a psychiatrist I have ADHD but someone else told me I should get a neuropsychological test for ADHD. My memory is super bad and the meds don't help of course. I'm hoping one day to get non stimulant meds so I can actually treat my ADHD. IDK if I need a neuropsychological test to confirm it though?

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