9 Reasons Why You Can't Concentrate

Posted on February 21st, 2012 by

1. Your numbers are low: Fuzzy mindedness could signal a vitamin or hormone deficiency, especially if you're also feeling unusually tired. For example, hypothyroidism—too-low levels of thyroid hormone—could be to blame, says Robert Orford, MD, consultant at the Mayo Clinic's Preventive Medicine Division in Scottsdale, AZ. "If there's a deficiency in thyroid hormone, metabolism slows, which reduces blood flow and cellular function in various parts of the brain," Dr. Orford says.

Prevention, by Gini Kopecky Wallace, 02/20/2012

Tags: fuzzy mindedness, hypothyroidism, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Neurology, Preventive Medicine, Robert Orford

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