The brain is one the most important governing organs in the human body. For this reason, any dysfunction involving it is always important. While “Brain Fog” is not a medically recognized condition [simply because there is no laboratory test for it], it is an indication that something else is out of balance.
Clinically Brain Fog. may be described as feelings of mental confusion or lack of mental clarity. It affects your ability to think. You feel confused or disorganized, finding it hard to focus or put your thoughts together. Your brain feels clouded or full of cobwebs or like its moving in slow motion. You can become forgetful, detached and often discouraged and depressed. It usually is present most of the time, meaning it does not come and go, although it may become better or worse depending a host of factors. These feelings can seriously affect the quality of your life. It can contribute to school or work problems, low self-esteem, unhappy relationships, etc., etc. All too often you could be easily misdiagnosed with ADD or ADHD or even Depression or Anxiety as well.
While very common, Brain Fog it is not normal. As previously mentioned it is most likely an indication that something else is out of balance. The most common causes for this symptom are listed below. Everyone is uniquely different and your conditions can be instigated by any one, or combination of, the following.
- Your diet –
- Nutrient Deficiencies –
- Toxic Burdens
- Poor Sleep –
- Neurological Disorders or Imbalances –
- Chronic Stress –
- Prescriptions and Over the Counter Medications =
- Dysbiosis –