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How To Know If Somethings Wrong With My Brain
No: Humor depend on too many non brain factors. ...Read more
It's not clear what: is happening from what U have said. R U forgetting events, or losing parts of memories? How do U know this is happening? Have friends or family members noticed this and told U? Is it happening after stressful events. Stress can impact on memory. There could be medical or psychological explanations depending on what is occurring. Clarify and start by speaking to a doctor about your concerns. ...Read more
Not exactly: A stroke is caused by a blockage in a blood vessel that supplies an area of the brain. The cells in that part of the brain may have been killed, but the muscle and sensation functions that are controlled by those cells can recover since other cells of the brain can often take over those functions. ...Read more
See below: What is your definition of happy? Establish stress management, self-care routine, get involved in the activities that bring you a sustained sense of joy. Focus on little things that are enjoyable -- good and do a summary at the end of the day -- good joke laughed at; something tasty that you ate; good people that you've met. Focus on small, concrete pleasant things, rather than abstract ideas. ...Read more
I'm smart in some areas , sometimes in common sense & I feel slow a lot & comprehend things slow and hesitate alot, is something wrong with my brain?
Common sense: If common sense actually existed, no one would be talking about it, and why? because it would truly be common, in the most fundamental sense of the word. Now, having said that, people have radically different minds, and what gets top priority and is perfectly logical to one person may completely flummox another. Not that one form of logic is better or worse that the other; they are just different. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depression : May have depression. Whoever you see , keep in mind meds should be used for at least 9 months, see a psychologist (regular pcp don't resources for psychotherapy), see clergy, get support from a good friend or family, meditate. It is a marathon. Stick with the same doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is wrong with my brain? I always forget things, lose track of what others say, read a line many times without knowing what i read, drift away...
You are 20!: At your age, you do NOT have Alzheimer's disease, but lots of potential reasons for cognitive challenges. Might consider vitamin deficiency, such as B-12, low thyroid function, sleep disorder, depression, medication reaction, even associated with use of recreational drugs. Have your doctor analyze this. ...Read more