brain fog

Get Rid of Brain Fog Naturally

Brain fog is a condition in which you suddenly seem to find it hard to function. It often comes over people when they’re stressed or depressed, making it difficult to think, remember simple things and do simple tasks. You feel as though your mind is trapped or mired down and unable to get working. It is fairly common and often connected to individuals who suffer from depression, are frequently stressed, and those who have chronic pain or fatigue. Treat it is a whole body affair; after all, a healthy mind goes hand in hand with a healthy body!

 

How do I know if I have brain fog?

  • Loss of mental acuity
  • Forgetfulness
  • Inability to think clearly
  • Feeling as though you’re in a  fog
  • Decreased attention span
  • Mild depression
  • Ansiety
  • Lack of spatial awareness
  • Difficulty concentrating

 

How do I prevent brain fog?

  • Reduce stress.
  • Get treatment for conditions such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue.
  • Get enough rest and sleep.
  • Make sure you’re eating a well-balanced diet and supplementing missing nutrients.

 

How can I treat brain fog?

  • Multivitamin supplements can help to fight back brain fog.
  • Vitamin B12 helps support healthy brain function.
  • Brain fog brought on by depression can be defeated by taking St. John’s worth and ginseng. Be careful taking these, however, if you are already on medications for depression.
  • Get regular exercise. 30 minutes a day will help to boost your mood and fight back brain fog.
  • Sleep and sleep well. 8 hours a night is the minimum you should get to help fight off brain fog.
  • Take melatonin to help you sleep through the night restfully.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol and smoking.
  • Limit artificial sweeteners.
  • Make sure you eat a healthy diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Eliminate allergen heavy foods such as gluten and dairy. You can slowly add these back in, one at a time a week at a time. Whenever there is a recurrence of brain fog, cut that food out of your diet permanently.
  • Gently massage and tug your earlobes when you feel a fog setting in.
  • Practice deep breathing when you feel a fog coming on.
  • Stimulate brain activity with games like sudoku or the daily crossword in the paper.
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