How To Avoid Brain Fog

If you have ever experienced brain fog, you will know exactly what it is and what it feels like. In fact, most of us have experienced it at some point or another, and it is actually a very common experience. While at times it might go hand-in-hand with a mental health issue, it can also happen as a response to temporary stimuli, or chronic illness, and can soon pass in most cases. But if you are experiencing it too often, or you just want to know how you can avoid it, try out the ideas in this article.

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What Is Brain Fog?

While brain fog is not a specific medical condition that is recognized, it is a common experience and it has entered the language in the past few years for that reason. Generally, it is characterized by cognitive dysfunction, including memory loss and a lack of clarity in the mind, and generally a poor concentration with an inability to focus. If you find yourself experiencing this kind of brain fog, you will find that it is hard to focus on anything for too long. It can be a surprisingly upsetting experience.

Avoiding Brain Fog

How to avoid or get rid of brain fog will depend on what caused it, so the first thing to do is to identify that as closely as you can. There are many common causes of brain fog, including overuse of smartphones and social media, lack of sleep, abusing drugs and alcohol, stress, hormonal alterations, and poor diet. If any of these are jumping out at you as possible issues that you might need to fix, then that should be your first port of call.

Beyond that, it is all about making sure that you are generally looking after yourself. If you do that, you might be able to avoid brain fog altogether.

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Other Methods

If you are still experiencing brain fog on a regular basis, you might want to consider some other trusted options, such as taking Brainzyme or trying out meditation. With regular practice, meditation becomes easier and you will find that you have a better and better sense of what is going on in your mind, which will help you to stop brain fog in its tracks. That’s something that we can all look forward to.

Beyond Brain Fog

Life on the other side of brain fog is much clearer, happier, and more engaged, so it is absolutely worth trying to get rid of it as best as you can. If you try the options above and it’s enough, and you will find that you can enjoy life all the more as a result. If brain fog continues, please speak with your general practitioner about your symptoms. 

This is a collaborative post.



  1. My brain fog started almost immediately after my oldest passed away last September. Do you have any advice when it’s caused my the death of a loved one or traumatic experience? My dr and therapist seem to think there isn’t much to do since I’m dealing with complicated grief disorder. Basically, it’s all about time and self care.

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    1. Their right, time, and self-care is the healer. I’m very familiar with your story and know that one year is not enough time. Everyone grieves differently but you have this whole legal issue on top of which makes it more complex. Be gentle with yourself and allow yourself to enjoy life in the process. Hugs.


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