I really don't know what that means. This is all new to me. I get dizzy spells all the time sometimes lasting for awhile.
I have several autoimmune diseases plus fibromyalgia, and brain fog goes hand-in-hand with at least 3 or 4 of my conditions, so I'm an expert
I will explain a bit about
brain fog, but I should say that your dizzy spells may be vertigo (I have that too)....you should probably talk to your doctor about
it as soon as possible. It can be caused by various medical conditions and also by certain medications.
Brain fog is something that I deal with every day, and it basically means that my brain feels like it's wrapped in a blanket of cotton wool or something....my mind is just not
functioning clearly. Mental tasks that used to come easily to me, such as math, for example, can become ridiculously difficult.
I'm good.....no, I was
good at math. As a part-time job, I taught college math and physics courses for the past 12 years. Until this semester; last week I turned down my spring contract because I can't even do arithmetic in my head any more.
Anyway, here's an example to help you understand what I'm talking about
....just today I was trying to do a little research (I'm a scientist for my full-time job) and I worked on a VERY elementary problem for over an hour that would normally have taken me less than 5 minutes before I got sick! Then, to add insult to injury, I couldn't even figure out how to verify that my answer was correct!! So I spent another hour looking up examples of other people's work until I convinced myself that my answer was right!
I've also been having trouble remembering the right words for things....just typing this post took me SO long! I used to have a great vocabulary, sometimes I feel like an idiot studying to be a moron when I try to carry on a conversation nowadays!
Other examples of brain fog troubles I've seen posted by others include: coming home from the grocery store and putting fresh meat in the pantry and canned food in the fridge; packing a lunch for work,
opening it at lunch time and finding socks instead of a sandwich; getting lost in a neighborhood you've lived in all your life....etc., etc.
It does sound funny, and believe me, those of us with really bad brain fog DO laugh at it! But I think that we're laughing because otherwise we'd be crying.
In any case, I REALLY hope that you don't have brain fog and that you never get it!!
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