SRS Sudden confusion/concentration/memory problems?

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  1. Mister Mac'

    Mister Mac' Av: Daniela Denby-Ashe in Torchwood S1Ep7

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    Not sure if this is the right place. Sorry if it isn't :o

    About two weeks ago I suddenly noticed my brain just didn't seem to be working as well as usual, and since then I've been feeling steadily worse (although it may be that I'm more aware of it now, I don't know)

    You know the feeling you have when you're very tired and your brain just isn't functioning properly, you make mistakes, get confused, can't remember things, can't concentrate? That wooly/foggy feeling? Well that's how I'm feeling all the time at the moment... The thing is I don't feel tired, certainly I'm less tired than I was a month ago, so it doesn't seem to be directly caused by fatigue or lack of sleep.

    The only stressful thing that's happened lately was I thought I might have had cancer, the tests came back clear. About two days later I noticed the confusion/memory problems. Actually that's just got me thinking... Could it be a mild form of PTSD or ASD? I didn't feel all that stressed about the cancer scare, but maybe it had a greater effect on me than I realised?

    I had more background info to add, but I couldn't get it to make sense so I left it out for the moment.

    I have diabetes (insulin-dependent), but my blood sugar levels etc are all good at the moment. My sleeping hours are all over the place, but I'm averaging about 8-8.5 hours at the moment and I'm not feeling any more tired than usual.

    edit: after reading more about PTSD I don't think it's that. I'll get in to see my Dr ASAP next week, hopefullk he'll have some suggestions...
     
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    Ya, I'd see a Doc. Try to remember every to tell him...better write it down. Maybe you could even have a CT Scan if your Doc feels it's warranted.
     
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    I advice you to see an expert on this. A doctor and/or A professor in neurology should be consulted.

    Are you on any medications besides insuline, and/or did you do or eat something extraordiary out of the usuall routine? You must review the past on what you did on the outside lately, and let your doctor check you again on the inside. If there isn't a satisfactory answer and the problem remains ask for a second opinion on your case, visiting different expert to expert until the cause of your problem has been found.
     
  4. Mister Mac'

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    Thanks for the advice, I'll see my Dr as soon as I can :)

    I'll let you know what I find out.

    edit: I'm not on any other medications. Nothing out of the ordinary has happened except what I mentioned in the first post, the cancer scare.
     
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    Oops, I forgot to update this thread :o

    I spoke to my Dr about it last week, and he didn't have any suggestions. I'm feeling quite a bit better now, so I guess it must have been a temporary thing. I'm still not feeling 100%, but my overall health is pretty poor right now, so maybe it was caused by one of my other health problems :(
     

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