I had a bulging disc in my neck that caused a pinched nerve. The pain radiated down my left arm and caused a severe loss of strength. With a combination of physical therapy, exercise and working out with a personal trainer to rebuild strength I have the majority of my strength back and I am pain free. It has been three years since my injury. What I want to know is if a neck injury like this could be the cause of memory problems I am experiencing. The memory problems seemed to begin around the same time as my injury. I'll forget things like common names, what I'm talking about, events within the past few years. I use to do well at public speaking, now, I forget what I'm trying to say. I take good care of myself. I eat right and exercise. I don't drink, smoke or use medications on a regular basis. Tylenol is the only pain killer I use occasionally. During the spring I'll need asthma medicine's. If the neck injury is related, how do I improve my memory? Thank you.
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