I am new to this site, i am very concerned and worried that i may have dementia, i always thought dementia in someone my age (I'm 27) was basically impossible and that it only occured in much older people, but i have been doing some reading and i know now that is not the case.
I am married to a lovely woman and i have a lovely little daughter.
I just seem to do so many stupid things and my memory just seems to be getting terrible recently, for example my wife makes me a cup of tea and then around 10-15 minutes later i go to say to my wife have you made that cup of tea but sometimes i realise before i am about to say something that she has already made me a drink.
I forget quite alot of things and i'm really scared that i am losing my mind, surely someone my age hasn't got dementia? i've never heard of anyone my age to develop dementia.
No-one in my family has had dementia but i know thats not really relevant as anyone can develop dementia.
I do plan on going to my GP shortly and telling them that i am having memory problems, i hope they do some investigations and don't just fob me off and turn round and say people your age don't have memory problems or something like that.
I have never had any health problems and i am worrying day and night about this recently, thinking that i could be losing my mind and that if i did have dementia i would fade away and die before i get to 35 or maybe before that.
My wife is a lovely woman but she doesn't really understand my problems, she thinks it's impossible for someone my age to get any form of dementia.
Some of the things i do include forgetting the day, time and date, i go to do something and i forget to do it (this has been happening quite alot recently).
The other day i went to change the time on my computer because it was wrong but i went to change the date instead.
Sometimes i forget things i was going to say, sometimes i get my words muddled and now and again i struggle remembering names of things and cannot get out what i am trying to say.
I hope some people on here can offer me some advice as i am very worried.
Thanks for reading.