Published by ProHealth
Ask anyone who knows me and they will say that I like to talk. I always have. I’ve been going through old pictures, report cards, etc., and it’s no surprise that every year the Teacher’s notes say “Melissa likes to socialize too much.” If I wasn’t talking to someone in front of me, I was talking on the phone. I tell people that I talk in my sleep because I don’t get enough of it done during the day.
However, things have changed.
According to a 2015 review in Rheumatology International, some patients report that the loss of mental clarity can be even more devastating than the pain and fatigue associated with fibromyalgia.
Fibro fog can affect communication in different ways. Some symptoms include:
- short term memory loss
- becoming easily distracted
- difficulty having conversations
- inability remembering new information