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Does anyone have issues with brain fog?


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  • Mary Sophia Hawks moderator
    3 days ago

    We all deal with this issue! It tends to wax and wane. Brain fog seems to be worst for me prior to and during a flare. Talk with your rheumatologist .
    Mary Sophia

  • Franki King moderator
    1 month ago

    Hi @dhrndz,

    The simple answer is absolutely. This is something I struggle with on a daily basis. It’s easily upsetting as I want to feel sharp and energized. The hardest part is that I feel I am unable to remember things as well as the people around me. To combat this I try my best to write as many things down as possible. For me, this includes things I need to do, any thoughts I have, and experiences in my life. I also try to play brain games to keep my mind stimulated. These techniques really help me and make me feel like I have a better handle on my brain fog.

    Best of luck!

    Franki, RheumatoidArthritis.net Team

  • Franki King moderator
    1 month ago

    Perfect timing! I wrote an article about my experience with brain fog and it was just published today. You can read it here: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/brain-fog-memory-loss/

  • Alesandra Bevilacqua moderator
    1 month ago

    Hi again @dhrndz! You certainly aren’t alone here with experiencing brain fog. In fact, we have a wealth of articles about this very subject! I’m sure you can find some insight in them, here: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/?s=brain+fog I hope these articles help answer any questions you might have! Take care. – Alesandra (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

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