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BobJones3000

776d

Does anyone have any tips on how to improve memory loss related to depression/anxiety? I take Xanax for my anxiety and I think my affect my memory loss too

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    • BobJones3000

      735d

      I had my thyroid checked a few years ago. The MD told me it was fine. What triggered your diagnosis? Maybe I need a different test. I’d like to know more about your diagnosis, if you’re willing to share

    • BobJones3000

      735d

      I had my thyroid checked a few years ago. The MD told me it was fine. What triggered your diagnosis? Maybe I need a different test. I’d like to know more about your diagnosis, if you’re willing to share

    • 76Terp22

      738d

      I found that being taken off Xanax full time & only using it “as needed” has helped. I’m on Lexapro daily for anxiety. And I’ve recently been diagnosed w/hypothyroidism, I’ve heard that could effect memory. Have you looked into that?

    • Feather

      771d

      I feel like benzo’s really mess with your memory :(

    • fitzbar

      773d

      I have been dealing with this for over 8 years. I was in my early 30s when it started. My short term memory is trash. Ironically, I can remember the month, year, and the circumstance that caused me to take notice. I was not on benzos when it began. I was seeing a neurologist in 2017 for another issue and I mentioned this problem and that it was upsetting me. She sent me for neuropsych testing (in the same office). The psychologist’s report said I was dealing with mild “slips” and that polypharmacy could a cause. He also advised to try mono tasking instead of multitasking. Anyway, I really don’t have any tips. Just wanted to say there was someone else out there with this problem. I have slowly learned to accept it.

    • SlipEnSlide

      776d

      Effexor is so difficult to come off of. I ended up in the hospital. I also have memory loss...

    • BobJones3000

      776d

      I’ve tried all of the benzos. I’m on Effexor too. I’ve tried others, but Effexor works the best

    • Tired4ever

      776d

      Are your on anything else/have you tried anything else? Are you on it long term??

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