Category Archives: Brain Fog

Baby Brain: Is it Real?

pregnant woman holding belly forgetful baby brain

Forgetfulness, loss of concentration, and memory problems are all common complaints of mothers-to-be and the so-called “baby brain.” For decades, it was dismissed as an old wives’ tale, but it’s actually a very real phenomenon.  Baby brain affects women differently throughout their pregnancies, but is typically most noticeable during the first trimester. Women don’t feel […]

How to Focus When Brain Fog Strikes

woman with arms over face suffering brain fog

Maybe you can’t find the car keys. Maybe you’re standing in the grocery store and can’t forget what you need. Or maybe your teenager told you something and you can’t remember what they said.  If you’re going through menopause, brain fog is a common symptom that can strike at any time. A lot of brain […]

5 Causes of Brain Fog

woman with causes of brain fog

Brain fog is a common symptom associated with menopause – and many women struggle with remembering everyday things like where they put their keys or why they walked into a room.  In fact, approximately 83% of women in perimenopause and menopause have some kind of cognitive dysfunction.  Menopause-related cognitive impairment is due to a decrease […]

Memory and Menopause

Woman Doing a Crossword Puzzle to Improve Memory During Menopause

Do you walk into a room and forget why? Or struggle to find the right word for something in the middle of a conversation? If you are a woman over 40 and answered yes to either of these questions, know you are not alone. Memory issues are a normal part of perimenopause – the time […]

How Diet Affects Brain Fog

Foods that are part of a balanced diet to reduce brain fog

Since your brain is the most important organ in the body, it’s important to treat it accordingly. This includes what you put into your body – such as food and drink. Some foods have negative effects on the brain, causing brain fog. When you are going through menopause and drastic hormonal changes, the last thing […]

Brain Fog During Menopause

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If you walk into a room and forget why you went there or have trouble remembering something your daughter just told you, you aren’t alone.  Approximately two-thirds of women in perimenopause and menopause experience some kind of cognitive difficulties, or brain fog, during this stage of life. It can feel frustrating. You may have trouble […]

Ways to Increase Cognitive Function During Menopause

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Approximately 66% of women in menopause suffer from brain fog. While fuzzy thinking and forgetfulness do not last forever, you do not want to struggle with those symptoms while menopause is affecting the rest of your body. Brain fog typically appears as trouble paying attention, issues with memory recollection, cognitive function, or verbal memory. The […]