Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is “Fibro Fog”?

“Fibro Fog” is a type of cognitive dysfunction reported by many people with Fibromyalgia.  It is also sometimes referred to as “Brain Fog”.  The symptoms include difficulty with concentration, memory deficits, and confusion.  The reason for the changes in brain function with Fibromyalgia is not clearly understood.

It is not uncommon for most people to forget words. But usually when you do, you are able to give a definition or a synonym. With “Fibro Fog”, the word is gone – completely and utterly gone.

The Top Ten Embarrasing Fibro Fog Symptoms

  1. Short-Term Memory Loss
  2. Forgetting Conversations
  3. Forgetting What I Am Doing
  4. Getting Lost, Even with GPS
  5. Easily Distracted
  6. Verbal Confusion
  7. Forgetting Simple Details
  8. Awkward in Social Situations
  9. Missing Important Dates
  10. Losing things

Fibro Fog


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