Transient global amnesia

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What is transient global amnesia?

Transient global amnesia is a temporary episode of memory loss that can not be attributed to other neurological conditions, i.e. epilepsy or stroke.

Common symptoms reported by people with transient global amnesia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with transient global amnesia

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Compare treatments taken by people with transient global amnesia

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Who has transient global amnesia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 3
40s 4
50s 12
60s 23
70+ 9

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 15
Female 40

These charts show data from transient global amnesia patients who have completed their condition history
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