Lemons 'n Lyme

When life gives you lemons, use them to beat Lyme

Surrounded in the thick of brain fog

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Although I haven’t been diagnosed with POTS, I suffer from severe brain fog. This post by Sophia describes it excellently!

Spoonie Sophia

Brain fog, otherwise known as cognitive impairment, is a very common symptom in many chronic illnesses, such as M.E/chronic fatigue syndrome, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and more. Forgetfulness, difficulty focusing, thinking and communicating are common descriptors of the fog. For me it is one of the most debilitating symptoms and I want to use this post to explain to non-sufferers what it is like to have a foggy brain!

Brain fog stops us from being able to concentrate on anything for very long at all – to illustrate this I’m am going to log the times of the day when my brain is clear enough to write this post.

27/4/14 12:11-12:40

I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Brain fog in POTS is caused by a lack of blood flow to the brain. When a person with POTS stands or is upright, blood pools in the lower…

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Author: Lemons 'n Lyme

So, my name is Victoria. I was recently diagnosed with chronic/long-term Lyme Disease. It has been one of the biggest reliefs of my life. I finally have an answer for all the pain I've been in for years. I'm 20. I love to bake and cook. I created this blog to 1) chronicle my recovery 2) share my recipes. My recipes are geared to those with Lyme in terms of nutrition and anti-inflammatory, etc. My research has shown that eating a paleo/gluten-free/low-carb diet is best for those with Lyme, and although I try to stick with this I fail horribly at times. Follow along and feel free to contact me! :)

3 thoughts on “Surrounded in the thick of brain fog

  1. I just saw that you commented on Sophia’s post and thought I’d head over and check out your blog! Her post put brain fog into words I would’ve struggled to, because of brain fog! It really is such a horrible symptom.

    xx Hayley-Eszti
    http://www.hayleyeszti.blogspot.com

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  2. Thank you so much for the reblog of my post 🙂 that is so nice of you! Glad you liked it! Hope you’re ok xxx

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