Just about everyone experiences minor memory loss. We forget why we walked into a room from time to time or occasionally can't remember a name. Some memory loss turns out to be more severe and eventually gets diagnosed as Alzheimer's or Dementia.
"Even though memory loss is more common as you age, it is not part of normal aging," says Dr. Gad Marshall, associate medical director of the Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, a program affiliated with Harvard University. That said, let’s explore some common causes of memory loss.