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7 common causes of forgetfulness

Posted February 22, 2013, 7:38 am, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:34 pm Daniel Pendick, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch Memory slips are aggravating, frustrating, and sometimes worrisome. When they happen more than they should, they can trigger fears of looming dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. But as I write in this month’s Harvard Men’s Health Watch, there are many mundane—and treatable—causes of forgetfulness. Here are seven common ones. …

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