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1,896 Possible Causes for Loss of Attention

  • Common Cold

    Medical attention is required if someone experiences confusion, physical instability, memory loss, numbness or a change in vision or speech, accompanied by a severe headache[]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] or memory and loss of consciousness (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).[] Sustained regular excessive drinking even without obvious nutritional deficiencies developing is associated with brain shrinkage and loss of intellectual and neurological[] Without emergency medical attention, alcohol poisoning can be fatal (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013).[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    It is characterized by symmetric, painless and progressive visual loss.[] Symptoms include slow mentation, memory impairment, attention deficits and dementia. Optic neuropathy occurs occasionally in adult patient.[]

  • Constipation

    In contrast, the evaluation of chronic constipation may not require immediate attention, particularly if simple measures bring relief. Next: What causes constipation?[] […] and weight loss.[] […] requires an immediate assessment if it is accompanied by worrisome symptoms such as rectal bleeding, abdominal pain and cramps, nausea and vomiting, and involuntary weight loss[]

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    Special attention to presence or absence of “red flags” to include: age 55; history of malignancy, steroid use, or HIV positivity; weight loss or constitutional symptoms;[] You should feel confident that your practitioner has screened you for specific pathologies that require urgent medical attention.[] Plus they should also assess you for any neurological deficits such as loss of bowel or bladder function, leg muscle weakness, loss of sensation, diminished reflexes and day-to-day[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Other symptoms include: Adults: hair loss, fatigue, cold intolerance, restless leg syndrome, irritability.[] Children: tiredness, restlessness, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), irritability, growth retardation, cognitive and intellectual impairment.[]

  • Insomnia

    Early research shows that taking melatonin might delay the loss of vision in people with age-related vision loss. Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).[] Common sleep-loss related daytime problems include difficulties with attention, concentration, memory, and completion of tasks, and negative mood.[] , and anxiety about sleep. — Korin Miller, SELF, "13 Surprising Medical Conditions That Can Cause Weight Gain or Loss (and When to Go to the Doctor)," 12 Nov. 2018 These example[]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    Other signs such as cold, clammy skin, fast heart rate and breathing, lightheadedness or dizziness may indicate blood loss and also indicate a need for immediate medical attention[]

  • Depression

    Unintended weight loss or gain. What causes depression? Depression may be caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain.[] Having trouble paying attention, recalling things, concentrating, and making decisions. Headaches, backaches, or digestive problems.[]

  • Cold Exposure

    Hypothermia is a medical emergency and requires professional medical attention.[] Hypothermia is a potentially life-threatening condition that needs emergency medical attention.[] The body shuts down all 'non-essential' processes in order to prevent energy loss. The person may slip into unconsciousness.[]

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