You open your microwave and discover a cup of coffee you reheated—yesterday. Names escape you. You set reminders on your smartphone for almost everything. And why did you walk in this room again?
It’s normal to be forgetful every once in a while, but if you find yourself battling multiple brain farts daily, it may be time to dig deeper to uncover the cause. Don’t panic: Chronic forgetfulness doesn’t always mean Alzheimer’s disease.
In fact, there are a whole host of reasons your memory might be flagging. Find out if one of these could be causing your brain drain. (Make 2017 YOUR year by taking charge of your health and jump-starting your weight loss with the Prevention calendar and health planner!)