Fog: When Thoughts Become Clouded
Brain fog is a condition
associated with feelings of confusion, disorientation and an inability
to form clear thoughts. Currently brain fog is not recognized by
the medical and psychological communities as a definable disorder;
however, the condition has been highly discussed because such overwhelming
numbers of patients claim to suffer from it. The feeling can be
compared to waking up in the morning and not being able to remember
exactly where you are for a few minutes; it is that moment of confusion
and the inability to make certain connections in your mind. Those
who claim to suffer from brain fog complain about feeling that sensation
all the time.
Some of the possible causes of brain fog are:
Even though brain fog isn’t a medically
recognized condition, it is becoming more and more widely recognized.
There are some things that you can do to try and clear the fog including
brain exercises like crossword puzzles, exercise, reading, and other
activities that can help stimulate the mind.
- Depression or anxiety
- Drug use