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My mom is 72 years for the last two onths she has been feeling pressure in her head. losing hair and is very depressed. Her mind goes blank and cannot explain what is bothering her. She had a ct on her brain by her pcp but ,i told her she needs to see a neurologist. Is this the right info I gave her? She is under alot of stress but does not belive in psycologist. How serious are these symptoms?
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Yes, you gave her the correct.  I am not sure HOW serious this is, but I do know it should be investigated further with a specialist.  
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Hi there. Your mother needs to be assessed by a neurologist in detail. Certain medical conditions need to be considered like a transient ischemic attack, stroke, alzheimer’s disease and depression. Once stroke and TIA are ruled out, she may be assessed by a psychiatrist depending on the protocols in the hospital.
Take care.
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