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Doctor insights on: Hyperthyroidism And Brain Fog

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Is brain fog a symptom of overactive thyroid?

Is brain fog a symptom of overactive thyroid?

CNS activation: Hyperthyroidism can cause nervousness, irritability, anxiety, insomnia and fatigue. In rare instances, it may cause manic or psychotic symptoms. It is good to be evaluated by your physician to determine if you have a thyroid abnormality. ...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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What are the causes of brain fog? Is brain fog dangerous?

What are the causes of brain fog? Is brain fog dangerous?

Many causes: lack of sleep, depression, thyroid disease, dementia, old age, autoimmune disease, head bleed, drugs, environmental exposure, etc . . . many causes. Consult with your personal Physician as soon as possible for further workup ...Read more

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Can neck tension and anxiety cause dizziness and brain fog?

Can neck tension and anxiety cause dizziness and brain fog?

See your doctor : Your symptoms can be due to a multitude of medical conditions. These need to be ruled out before we assign your symptoms to anxiety or "stress". Please see your doctor for a complete history and physical exam to include comprehensive lab panel. Your symptoms could be due to diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, medications, neurological illness, etc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Coul UTI cause temporary cognitive problem (i.e brain fog) ?

Coul UTI cause temporary cognitive problem (i.e brain fog) ?

Yes, it often does!: This is a very common symptom of UTI. It almost always clears away when the infection is successfully treated - but in some elderly nursing home patients w/ generally impaired health - it can be difficult to overcome the dementia-type symptoms. I hope the UTI is totally gone ASAP. Best! ...Read more

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Which anti-depressant would help brain fog and memory recall ?

Which anti-depressant would help brain fog and memory recall ?

Can't tell: Anti depressants can reverse symptoms of mental fog only if someone had those as symptoms of depression. Discuss your concerns with your doctor to make certain the goals you have are the same as your prescriber. Determining the cause of your symptoms is primary! These may have nothing to do with your depression, or be totally be cause by it. Brain fog is better treated by stimulants. ...Read more

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What can I take to get rid of brain fog and poor concentration?

What can I take to get rid of brain fog and poor concentration?

See your doctor to: Rule out medical conditions first before taking anything is the rule of thumb. Hope you find out what's going on with you and feel better soon! ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies affect concentration or cause "brain fog"?

Can seasonal allergies affect concentration or cause "brain fog"?

Yes: Seasonal allergic rhinitis is more than just sneezing, runny nose, congestion and itchy nose. Many people with allergic rhinitis have sleep disorders, headaches, irritability, sinus problems, difficulty concentrating and even depression. Allergies can be socially embarrassing and disruptive to daily activities. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Cerebrum (Definition)

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