As I was struggling to concentrate this morning, I thought it might be helpful to share some tips and advice on brain fog, memory and concentration problems, which are so common during perimenopause and menopause.
Brain fog is usually as a result of unbalanced hormones, typically thyroid*, oestrogen and/or cortistol.
If you're looking for a quick fix, then these might help:
In the longer term, there are a number of key activities or strategies that can help:
If you are really struggling and know you would like to make some changes, and would value some personalised support, please do get in touch for a free, informal and confidential chat - you can book a date directly in to my diary here: https://www.bloomwithmary.co.uk/contact.html.
*Thyroid issues can be easily confused with menopausal symptoms. They include difficulty regulating energy levels, weight problems, sensitivity to cold, mental sluggishness, mood issues, low immunity, perspiration issues, hair loss & throat dryness amongst others. If you are concerned you should ask for a thyroid function test from a qualified medical professional.
**if you're considering using essential oils, use the best quality you can find, which should be guarantee pure therapeutic grade. Also do check with your healthcare professional as even natural treatments can interfere with medication, although essential oils are generally considered extremely safe.