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Doctor insights on: Absent Mindedness

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Is there any medication I can take if I am slow and absent-minded?

Is there any medication I can take if I am slow and absent-minded?

Yes: Talk to your doctor. He/she may have neuropsychiatric testing done to see what specific deficitis, if any you have, then treat appropriately. ...Read more

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At times i become absent minded i don't know what I am doing.I forget things very fast?

At times i become absent minded i don't know what I am doing.I forget things very fast?

As above: R u depressed ? Do u have bad? Do u use drugs ?Do u have adhd?If none of the above , we all can be inattentive , specially when we have so much on our plate..., good luck. ...Read more

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I am an otherwise healthy individual but very prone to being absent minded , what could be the matter with me especially?

I am an otherwise healthy individual but very prone to being absent minded , what could be the matter with me especially?

Does it bother you?: Absent mindedness can be caused by many things, such as fatigue, boredom, being preoccupied, attention difficulties, emotional issues, etc. Ask yourself if you are more absent minded today than 6 months ago, or if it bothers you (e.g. Interferes with work) and you have other symptoms (such as memory problems for recent events, fatigue, or signs of anxiety or depression), you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am 25 year of aged; I always be moody and absent minded how to overcome from this problem?

I am 25 year of aged; I always be moody and absent minded how to overcome from this problem?

Consult a psychatris: This is your subjective evaluation of yourself. Get an objective evaluation, may be you are more" norma"l than you think. You may be happier to find out from others about yourself. ...Read more

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I think slower and sometimes while performing any mental task I become absent minded please help me to overcome this problem ?

I think slower and sometimes while performing any mental task I become absent minded please help me to overcome this problem ?

Workup: I would first start with some bloodwork to make sure your thyroid level is ok and you are not anemic. Then try to sort out if the bloodwork is normal, why you are "slower" - are you distracted? have anxiety? Stress? Depression? Tired due to poor sleep quality or quantity? These can all lead to symptoms like you describe. ...Read more

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Most of the time I remain absent minded and whenever I perform any task i feel some kind of headache then I am not able to think properly plzz help

Most of the time I remain absent minded and whenever I perform any task i feel some kind of headache then I am not able to think properly plzz help

NEED DIAGNOSIS: There is a reason for your current dilemma, and several possibilities should be considered: sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, migraine-type syndrome, thyroid or vitamin deficiencies, recreational drugs or medication side effects, alcohol consumption in excess, depression. Hope this helps, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Could epilepsy make someone absent minded?

Could epilepsy make someone absent minded?

Yes: Some seizures are quite subtle and you may not be aware that you are having them. One possible manifestation might be memory loss. However, there may be other reasons for absentmindedness which may or may not be seizure related. ...Read more

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How can I stop being such an absent-minded, frazzled dingbat with adhd?

How can I stop being such an absent-minded, frazzled dingbat with adhd?

Treatment: Learn organizational skills, work with a therapist who helps people behaviorally with adhd, psychotropic medications - even acupuncture. ...Read more