Brain fog is a known term used to describe a person's thinking that remains sluggish and fuzzy without sharpness. It occurs along with other symptoms such as confusion, forgetfulness, inability to focus, and mental clarity. The causes are overworking, lack of sleep, stress, and excess screen time. It is reduced by taking breaks while watching computers, reducing stress, changing diet, and taking enough rest.
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I have been experiencing fuzziness in my left eye, brain fog, and a tingling sensation in my left arm. Why does it happen?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with this for years and have been too scared to talk about it. About four years ago, I was at a friend's house and noticed my left eye started to go fuzzy, followed by brain fog. I could not remember anyone's name. Then I had a tingling sensation in my left arm. After ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. What is the character of the headache you experience? Is it causing heaviness, stretching, bursting, hammering, or any other type? Please explain. What is the duration of the headache? Do you experience nausea or vomiting when you have a h... Read Full »
I suffer from brain fog and have symptoms that resemble POTS. How to improve my condition?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling with symptoms for the past many years that closely resemble POTS. I suffer from brain fog frequently. How to improve my condition? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Paroxysmal orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system that affects the body's ability to regulate heart rate. POTS is characterized by a rapid increase in heart rate (tach... Read Full »
I have a normal blood and urine report but have been having consistent brain fog and vertigo spells for the past few days after I smoked weed. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been having consistent brain fog and vertigo spells for the past few days after I smoked weed. It all started with an anxiety attack at work and since then I have had, these symptoms. It has been two weeks. I went to the hospital and my blood test and urine are normal. Kindly h... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for your query.I understand your concern. Your symptoms could be related to anxiety. Anyway, considering the history of smoking weed, I would recommend consulting with a neurologist for a physical exam and brain MRI, and an EEG for seizures. Some blood laborato... Read Full »
Could you please check the MRI of my brain, cervical, and thoracic spine?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 years old male. I have been facing dizziness and brain fog for the past five months. It is permanent all day. It is not like vertigo. It is more like I see through a glass window. I was born with Arnold Chiari syndrome but had successful surgery. My neurosurgeon told me that ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Please attach MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain scan images again as I cannot view them. The review of MRI cervical spine is: Cervical lordosis is normal. Vertebral bodies appear normal with no evidence of collapse or bony destruction. Cerv... Read Full »
I have been experiencing lightheadedness, sweating, vision problems, brain fog, and fluctuations in blood pressure. Are these signs of anxiety?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had anxiety probably my whole life. Lately, it has been getting worse though. I am not sure if all my symptoms are connected to anxiety. I cannot eat anything sweet in the morning because I feel light-headed, my heart racing, sweating, and might lose my vision for a few seconds ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Yes, you are probably suffering from an anxiety disorder with or without symptoms of derealisation. A complete assessment is needed to confirm the diagnosis. The degree of illness seems moderate to severe. I advise you to consult a psychiat... Read Full »
Suggest some solutions for constant fatigue, weakness, off-balance, brain fog, and dizziness.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I am not on any current medications. For the past four weeks, I have had constant fatigue, weakness, off-balance, and lightheadedness, seeming to arise from the back of the neck and head, and I have brain fog and have a sort of dizziness. I am currently under mu... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from weakness, fatigue, imbalance, lightheadedness, brain fog, and dizziness for the last four weeks. Such type of clinical features may result from some underlying health conditions such as l... Read Full »
I have severe brain fog despite taking medications. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have had left index fingertip numbness with partial sensation loss for two months, and it developed suddenly. After one week, I had numbness on the left side of my head (around the temple) and the face behind the eardrum. I also had the first episode of inter... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I saw your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), and the findings suggest small repeated strokes. Therefore, I recommend starting the tablet Piracetam 1200 mg tw... Read Full »
What is the root of my brain fog, cold extremities, headaches, fatigue, and anxiety?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, and brain fog. I am trying to figure out the root cause of my brain fog, cold hands and feet, headaches, fatigue, and anxiety. I had my thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer 30 years ago and have been on Levothyroxine since then.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I read your query and can understand your concern. You suffer from hypothyroidism, anxiety, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. You have enquired about the root cause of high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, and brain fog. Brain fog... Read Full »
Can smoking cause irritation, inflammation, and swelling of the turbinate and nasal mucosa?
Query: Hello doctor, My left nasal turbinate is red and inflamed. It is hurting, and sometimes even the right nasal turbinate is also inflamed and hurting, but it is usually on the left side. I could feel popping and clicking sounds in sinuses, the pressure inside my nose, brain fog, difficulty in remembe... Read Full »
Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the briefing regarding the problem in concern. The most common reason for your symptom is severe allergic rhinitis associated with sinusitis. You will find some answers to the questions that you have asked in the explanation below. However, I have separat... Read Full »
How can I get rid of tremors and tingling sensations, and brain fog?
Query: Hi doctor, I noticed I was urinating more in the mid of the second last month and thought I had a UTI, but it did not go away. I thought it was because I started taking 300 mg Pumpkin seeds extract pills per serving four times a day. After taking these pills, I started noticing pins and needles all ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms could be related to anxiety or dehydration, and there is no connection between pins and needles and brain fog. I suggest you to get your thyroid hormone levels and blood electrolytes checked for possible imbalance. In the mean... Read Full »