You open your microwave and discover a cup of coffee you reheated—yesterday. Names escape you. And where—for the 1000th time—did you leave those damn AirPods?

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 stalling. Find out if one of these could be causing your brain drain.

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