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"Fibro fog" is the name commonly given to the cognitive problems that can go along with fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome. These problems with concentration and memory can lead to confusion, losing your train of thought, or forgetting or mixing up words or details.
You can take steps to manage fibro fog. Try some of the following tips:1
Information on fibro fog is just one part of a fibromyalgia workbook called The Good Living With Fibromyalgia Workbook from the Arthritis Foundation. You can order the book from the Arthritis Foundation or through bookstores.
CitationsAfshar B (2002). Clearing the fog section of Relieving symptoms. In Good Living with Fibromyalgia, pp.18–19. Atlanta: Arthritis Foundation.
Last Revised: October 20, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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