2. TGA vs Dementia

While transient global amnesia and dementia share some characteristics, they are different conditions. People with dementia are often confused about who they are and may not recognize the people around them, but those experiencing TGA retain much of this knowledge: who they are, who friends and family are, and how to perform complex tasks. No memories are formed during the episode and the person has no recollection of the experience after it passes.

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