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A 24-year-old male asked:

When having bad anxiety and/or depression, even maybe labyrinthitis.. can your mind be on overload and make you very forgetful. i feel like i can't remember today at all. it all seems a blur. :(?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Wait till tomorrow: Anxiety/depression CAN make you "foregetful" but not labrynthitis. At any rate, you'd be surprised how much your brain is PAYING ATTENTION even when YOU'RE NOT. What may be a blur now due to other things on your plate will be much more accessible and clear to you in the morning when your brain has organized things a bit for you. Be patient. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
YES: Both anxiety and depression can affect your ability to think straight and muddle your recollection.

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