Beware of 4 Symptoms of Brain Fog, Potential Side Effects for Covid-19 Survivors

Suara.com – Have you ever heard of the term brain fog or brain fog? This term became popular again in the Covid-19 pandemic that occurred for approximately two years. This condition, although not officially a medical condition, is felt by many Covid-19 survivors from the beginning of infection until some time after the recovery period.

But what exactly is brain fog? To recognize the definition and symptoms that usually appear when someone is assessed as having brain fog, you can see below.

Understanding What is Brain Fog

Brain fog can be understood as a group of symptoms that arise due to Covid-19 infection, or it can also be caused by other things, in general, brain fog sufferers will experience symptoms of memory fading, difficulty concentrating, difficulty processing information, fatigue, and a chaotic mind.

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It’s not a very serious condition and goes away on its own after a while. But it would be very good if you could recognize the symptoms as early as possible right?

Some Signs of Brain Fog

As explained in the previous section, and will be described here, there are several symptoms that can be recognized when a person has this condition.

Dizziness illustration.  (pexels.com/Mikhail Nilov)
Illustration of fatigue, brain fog. (pexels.com/Mikhail Nilov)

1. Difficult to Concentrate

This symptom occurs most often and is common in people with brain fog. It is not clear why someone has difficulty concentrating after suffering from Covid-19, but this is true. In fact, in many cases, a person tends to make silly mistakes in simple tasks.

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2. Difficult to Process Information

Brain fog also appears when a person has difficulty processing information. Tasks that ideally can be completed in a short time, will take longer to complete. This can be a trigger for frustration in the sufferer.

3. Fading Memory

More on short-term memories that are difficult to organize and make. People with brain fog will have trouble remembering things that just happened, making it difficult to carry out daily activities.

4. Chaotic Mind

This disruption in brain activity will make the sufferer have a chaotic mind and have serious problems in multitasking. However, over time the brain fog will dissipate.

When experiencing this brain fog, you should immediately visit a doctor for consultation. Usually the doctor will prepare several multivitamins, or brain nutritional supplements so that the brain recovers and functions properly.