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Memory loss, or amnesia, is when someone loses the ability to remember information or events they would normally recall. Some memory loss is normal with ageing or may be a result of anxiety, stress or depression. In some cases memory loss is a symptom of dementia. This usually happens gradually to people over 65, who struggle to recall recent events, but have little problem with long-term memory. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how memory loss occurs, what causes it, how to treat it, and much more.

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Thumbnail: Smelling rosemary 'may improve memory'

Can smelling essential oil from the herb rosemary improve memory? Yes, according to some research.

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    Thumbnail: Can these 12 nutrients and supplements protect memory?

    If you just want to keep your mind as sharp as possible for as long as possible can vitamins or memory supplements help? We've looked at the evidence.

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