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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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Can ecitalopram cause brain fog ?

Can ecitalopram cause brain fog ?

No: Generally speaking no ssri, including escitalopram or lexapro, causes brain fog, and actually should make you more focused by treating anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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What can I do to address brain fog?

What can I do to address brain fog?

Hmmmm: Yuo can't think straight? This can be from so many causes - see your doctor. A neurologist might be the second step. ...Read more

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What is brain fog and what are the causes?

What is brain fog and what are the causes?

Brain fog: Is a state of mind with subtle confusion and lack of mental clarity. Causes can be stress, depression, sleep apnea, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, insomnia, hypersomnolence, chemotherapy, lyme's disease, nutritional deficiencies, depersonalization disorder, mononucleosis, blood sugar abnormalities, thyroid abnormalities, severe hypertension, renal failure, anything that can cause low blood oxygen levels such as emphysema, copd, congestive heart failure, and chronically low blood pressure.Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes brain fog and why does it occur?

What causes brain fog and why does it occur?

Many causes: Many reasons for such a difficult to define symptom. You d be better off discussing your particular case with your dr, to pinpoint the causes in this particular case. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will a brain fog indicate something serious?

Will a brain fog indicate something serious?

Hard to find : Scientifically-based articles on this. In my practice the most common cause of brain fog that i see is fibromyalgia. I am including a reference to an article that lists many causes of brain fog some of which would certainly be considered controversial. www.livestrong.com/article/...are-the-causes-of-brain-fog. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing this brain fog?

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Help please? What is causing this brain fog?

Brain fog: A state of confusion can result from sleep deprivation, Neurological disorders such as Lupus or Chronic fatigue, Stress, Menopause, Diabetes, Nutritional deficits such as Vitamin B12 or Magnesium deficiency, Medications such as sedatives or alcohol, etc. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like I'm in a brain fog?

See your Dr. : there are several problems associated with feeling :"foggy brain" anxiety is one of them, side effects to meds is another, so please see your Dr. for a more through assessment good luck and feel better ...Read more

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What are reasons why won't this brain fog go away?

What are reasons why won't this brain fog go away?

Answering this: question would require a medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Cognitive Dysfunction (Definition)

Cognitive dysfunction refers to any general problem in a person's ...Read more