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Symptoms;, unable to create clock face drawing. Could not do numbers - wrote 30 for 6 and 45 for nine. Describes black out STM as though power in brain turns ut self off for 5 to 19 seconds. Unable to use Microsoft menu despite computer guru for 30 years: could not identify which programme to open or which programme to use. Could not work out how many minutes before bus came from electronic arrival board a couple of times. Complete fog & inability. Scans & bloids no problems. Bit feeble & falling backwards but like other symptoms. 63 highly educated - any ideas? Drs confused.

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What are the doctors confused about? That these dementia symptoms are appearing at such a young age? The blackout symptoms?

If doctors who have examined him are confused, I don't think we are going to be able to come up with valid explanations.

What kind of doctors have seen Dad? (Internist, GP, Psychiatrist, what?) Have they suggested further tests? If you are looking for second opinions, I suggest a behavioral neurologist or a geriatric psychiatrist.

Good luck to your whole family!
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What type of diet does this person follow. Sorry if this question is simplistic sounding.
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TIA's are transient ischemic attacks. Not always diagnosable--as they are truly "transient". Some scans may show whitish "flakes" on a CT scan, but do find a good neurologist to guide you.
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Another possibility is transient seizures. i can't remember the correct name But mention this to the neurologist unless they have already ruled this out. That is very treatable.
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Scans wouldn't necessarily catch a TIA in the act - the T standing as it does for Transient, they've usually vanished by the time the person gets his CT or MRI.

Any vascular or heart disease?
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Drs confused??? This sounds like Alzheimer's/Dementia. Has anyone done a brain scan to see what is going on? Does your Dad have a geriatric doctor [one who specialized in elder health]?

My Dad use to write Code for computer programs, and as he aged he would start forgetting passwords and where he had kept the passwords for safe keeping. Eventually he stopped using his computer.

When it comes to bus electronic arrival boards, sometimes it is easier for an elder to use a regular clock which has hands. Usually that is ingrained into their minds since childhood. I know for myself, I refer a hand clock compared to a digital readout.
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