Some people experience memory loss after COVID-19
Some people experience memory loss after COVID-19

Some people experience memory loss after COVID-19

Are your memories becoming blurred? Do you forget the simple things yourself? “It’s been a long time coming,” Derrick McCray said. That’s how the owner of McCray’s Backyard Barbeque and Seafood in Mangonia Park describes the last two years of his life. “I had forgotten a lot of things,” he said. Latest: WPBF 25 News Coverage on COVID-19In 2020, he was ill with COVID-19 for several months and believes it affected his memory. “I could not feel the sharpness or clarity that I needed to go back and say , yes, I faintly remember this and someone would say you can not remember it or that you do not remember it and I would say I try, “McCray said. Dr. James Goldenberg, a neurologist and co-founder of the Jem Research Institute, did not treat McCray, but said many people have experienced some form of memory loss. “The pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s memory. Several contributing factors, I think, stress, anxiety, depression and isolation can all affect memory, “Goldenberg said. Follow us on social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram He believes that some people will be affected more than others. “It’s the feeling that you’re having trouble thinking about things, you’re having trouble remembering things, the feeling that your brain and your mind are moving slower, “Goldenberg said. He adds that people can forget ordinary things, such as being able to place an object. “Talk about forgetting the keys, forgetting where I put them. I’m in the car and I’m getting ready to turn on the car and I’m like hold up, I have no keys. Then I go back. In the house and can “I do not remember where I sat them. And I tear everything to pieces looking for them and they are sitting right on the counter,” McCray said. Share with us: Upload your photos and videos via uLocalFor McCray, these were often the simple things he would forget, such as names and faces. “I had to go back and look at old pictures, old TV clips, certain points in history in order to get back to where I am today,” McCray said. it used to be, first of all, remember that we are all two years older. Goldenberg said there are some things you can do to improve your memory work to improve your sleep, avoid alcohol, caffeine or even eat before bed. A good diet and nutrition can also help. Socialization is also the key – being around people can lift your spirits.

Are your memories becoming blurred? Do you forget the simple things yourself?

“It’s been a long time coming,” Derrick McCray said.

This is how the owner of McCray’s Backyard Barbeque and Seafood in Mangonia Park describes the last two years of his life.

“I had forgotten a lot of things,” he said.

The latest: WPBF 25 News Coverage on COVID-19

In 2020, he was ill with COVID-19 for several months and believes it affected his memory.

“I could not feel the sharpness or clarity that I needed to go back and say, yes, I faintly remember this, and someone would say you do not remember it, or you do not remember it, and I would say “I’m trying,” McCray said.

Dr. James Goldenberg, a neurologist and co-founder of the Jem Research Institute, has not treated McCray, but said many people have experienced some form of memory loss.

“The pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s memory. Several contributing factors, I think, stress, anxiety, depression and isolation can all affect memory,” Goldenberg said.

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He believes that some people will be affected more than others.

“It’s the feeling that you have trouble thinking about things, you have trouble remembering things, the feeling that your brain and your mind are moving slower,” Goldenberg said.

He adds that people can forget ordinary things, such as being able to place an object.

“Talk about forgetting the keys, forgetting where I put them. I’m in the car and I’m getting ready to turn on the car and I’m like hold up, I have no keys. Then I go back. In the house and can “I do not remember where I sat them. And I tear everything to pieces looking for them and they are sitting right on the counter,” McCray said.

Share with us: Upload your photos and videos via uLocal

For McCray, it was often the simple things he would forget, like names and faces.

“I had to go back and look at old pictures, old TV clips, certain points in history in order to get back to where I am today,” McCray said.

If you feel that your memory is not quite what it used to be, first of all remember that we are all two years older.

Goldenberg said there are some things you can do to improve your memory work by improving your sleep, avoiding alcohol, caffeine or even eating before bed.

A good diet and nutrition can also help. Socialization is also the key – being around people can lift your spirits.


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