What is brain fog?

Knowing the cause of brain fog can help you deal with it. It is important to eliminate the cause of brain fog by knowing the symptom and taking preventive measures accordingly.

Do you ever have confusion in making decisions? Well, once in a while is fine, if you have a problem with that, it is completely normal. However, if you have frequent issues in decision-making skills, there may be a higher chance that you are suffering from brain fog. This is a must-read blog for people who have suffered from brain fog before. 

What is Brain Fog?

Brain Fog isn't a mental condition or medical term. It is a layman's term that causes the ability to think. You may be confused or disorganized which may lead to crowded and unorganized thoughts. 

What are the causes of Brain Fog?

The causes of brain fog are as follows- 

  • Stress 
  • Aging 
  • Hormonal imbalances like pregnancy or menopause
  • Thyroid disorders 
  • Pain like Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer and cancer treatment 
  • Chronic infections 
  • Long term medication 
  • High BP 
  • Mental illness 
  • Memory problems like dementia 
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 
  • Lack of sleep 
  • An autoimmune disorder like Lupus 
  • Low blood sugar levels or low blood pressure 

Symptoms of brain fog 

The symptoms of brain fog are as follows- 

  • Trouble sleeping 
  • Headaches 
  • Low energy levels 
  • Mood swings 
  • Impaired mental function 
  • Irritability 
  • Lack of motivation 
  • Trouble concentration 
  • Forgetfulness 
  • Absence of mind 
  • Depressed 
  • Loss of appetite 
  • No desire to work

How to control brain fog?

The following tips will help you control brain fog - 

  • Trace back the source 
  • Identify the cause 
  • De-stress 
  • Maintain quiet environment
  • Focus on work 
  • Stay occupied with regular breaks 
  • Get more sleep 
  • Take coffee in moderation 
  • Take a nap 
  • Spend time enjoy 
  • Shop for yourself 
  • Watch some movie 
  • Gardening can help 
  • Play a video game
  • Do yoga 
  • Do exercise 
  • Zumba can help 
  • Do some stretching 
  • Listen to music 
  • Read a book 
  • Spend time with a loved one 
  • Mediate
  • Check your diet 
  • Take short break 
  • Switch to the stress management plan 
  • Check for vitamin Deficiency 
  • Rule out a medical cause 

So, get started with some brain fog solutions right away. 

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About the Author

Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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