By Karin McCay| email
Edited by Kristin Beerman | email
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – You've heard people say my brain is foggy, everybody gets that feeling of confusion now and then. Most of the time it's no big deal, but sometimes there's a reason and that momentary foggy feeling is a clue. Dr. John Moon says brain fog can be a symptom of a lot of things, including low thyroid, high blood pressure, sleep apnea or depression.
"When patients come in, they have a hard time explaining exactly what they're feeling, but it's usually being unfocused, having a hard time concentrating at work, being tired," said Dr. Moon, a family physician.
Dr. Moon says many people are relieved to find a reason for their lack of concentration, which may be traced to a poor diet and lack of exercise. He says the bottom line is: if your symptoms are new or if they worry you, check with your doctor, because clearing the fog might be as easy as taking a pill for some underlying medical condition.
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