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Brain Fog and Lupus

Updated on September 28, 2020

Article medically reviewed by
Ariel D. Teitel, M.D., M.B.A.

Do you feel exhausted or want to sleep all the time? People with lupus experience "brain fog," or cognitive symptoms which may result from fatigue or lupus itself. Getting social support from others who know what you are going through is a great way to learn strategies for managing these cognitive symptoms or tips for explaining brain fog to others.

On MyLupusTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with lupus, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Brain fog is one of the 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about brain fog:

Here are some conversations about brain fog:

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyLupusTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

Dr. Teitel is the clinical associate professor of medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York. Learn more about him here. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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