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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[livestrong.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

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

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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

  • Constipation

    In contrast, the evaluation of chronic constipation may not require immediate attention, particularly if simple measures bring relief. Next: What causes constipation?[web.archive.org] […] and weight loss.[livestrong.com] […] 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[web.archive.org]

  • 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;[austinmassageclinic.com] You should feel confident that your practitioner has screened you for specific pathologies that require urgent medical attention.[physioworks.com.au] 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[physioworks.com.au]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Other symptoms include: Adults: hair loss, fatigue, cold intolerance, restless leg syndrome, irritability.[www2.gov.bc.ca] Children: tiredness, restlessness, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), irritability, growth retardation, cognitive and intellectual impairment.[www2.gov.bc.ca]

  • 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).[webmd.com] Common sleep-loss related daytime problems include difficulties with attention, concentration, memory, and completion of tasks, and negative mood.[scholarpedia.org] , 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[merriam-webster.com]

  • 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[drweil.com]

  • Depression

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

  • Cold Exposure

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

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