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Why Is My Brain So Foggy
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
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
Foggy brain: Your too young for fogginess! sleep regularly stop caffeine and alcohol. Start exercising regularly decreasing your stress! practice deep exhaling breaths which will create relaxation for your body and mind. Excercize mentally basic math and mental exercises can really improve your skills. If you don't practice something you can't expect to stay good at it! hope this helps. ...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
Can anxiety make me feel weird and like i'm dieing everyday? "foggy brain & can't think straight" ?
Yes, absolutely: These would be typical complaints of someone experiencing panic attacks as well as chronic anxiety. Panic attack symptoms specifically include the feeling that one is dying, going crazy, etc. However, many conditions can include panic attacks -- and you need a good evaluation of your situation so that you receive the most helpful treatment. Please see your doctor to get started. Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't seem to use my brain to full capacity as soon as I start to think it all just becomes foggy confusing& it's affecting my school work?
Several issues: We all perform best if an when we are well rested, well fed,get regular exercise , are not sick and in a comfortable setting. You need about 8 hours of effective sleep to do your best.If you work on these issues it may help. A visit with your doc to exclude an illness would also be wise. If nothing is identified, s/he can refer you to have other testing done. ...Read more