Difficulty Concentrating, Memory Problems And Slow Thinking

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Sometimes when you just have too much on your mind, are worried, depressed, or haven't been sleeping well, you can find yourself having trouble concentrating or remembering things. That's understandable. But if this has been going on for some time, especially if it is interfering with your daily life, you need to have it checked out. If you are older, you may be worried about Alzheimer's or some other type of dementia. Your doctor can help you sort through this. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have had any head trauma as this may also cause you to be foggy.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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