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How do I know if my cognitive dysfunction is from fibromyalgia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
See your doctor if you have fibromyalgia and think you may be experiencing cognitive dysfunction. Memory loss, poor attention span, cloudy thinking, and other cognitive problems are common symptoms of fibromyalgia. Patients and doctors alike call these cognitive difficulties "fibro fog." Your doctor can evaluate you to help find out what's causing your cognitive dysfunction and recommend strategies to help you feel sharper and more alert.

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