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Foggy Brain Symptoms
Heard brain fog can be symptom of PMS, but can it also be during a period? If so, what causes it & how can I get rid of sluggish/tired/foggy feeling?
Brain Fog is a combo: of feeling sluggish and forgetful. Common in PMS and blood loss during period. Keep track of periods, mood, thinking, energy. Adjust activities accordingly. Eat iron-rich foods (leafy greens, beans, eggs, meat). Maintain blood sugar, flaxseed to stay regular, get good sleep. Avoid caffeine and alcohol if it affects you. Seek medical/psychiatric evaluations to rule out anemia, ulcers, depression. ...Read more
Brain tumor symptoms.? I have dull pressure.On left side top head and my left eye is foggy and.I feel pressure around that area?
Probably not: Although it's possible, what you describe doesn't cause alarm about brain tumors in my mind. Dull head pain and pressure where you describe is more likely something boring, like sinus congestion. When you say your eye is "foggy", do you mean you have trouble seeing? If yes, that is more concerning and you should see a doctor right away. Some eye problems can cause head pain and pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress and fatigue: Given that you are only 23, this is most likely caused from a lack of sleep and stress. If you have any signs of stroke or weakness in a part of your body, you should see a doctor, but most likely you need to get some rest and start reducing stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?
Short answer- Yes: You've described elements of we refer to medically as "SOMATIZATION." This is where a person believes they feel, see, hear, or taste things in altered ways which can mimic or be very similar to disease states otherwise unable to be detected by doctors. They may feel weak, paralyzed, have difficulty speaking, cramped, hot, cold, really anything and yet be without actual verifiable pathology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some mornings I feel 'foggy brained', tongue tied and very nervous about what is happening to me. It lasts until lunch time.
Many things: Check in with your GP. Sleep disruption from apnea, periodic limb movement, joint pain, menopause symptoms, alcohol, or too much food before bed mean not enough hours of quality sleep & miserable mornings. Also, think thyroid dysfunction, vitamin deficiency, depression, anxiety. Is there anything different about the last 4 hours before bed on mornings that you awake like this? Best wishes to you ...Read more
Many possibilities.: The list of possibilities based on this snippet of information is vast. Medication side effects, narcotics, marijuana, inflammation or infection of the brain or its associated structures, depression, some environmental toxins, lack of oxygen to the brain......I could go on and on. But I won't because you need to see a doctor about this. Please do so as soon as possible! ...Read more