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Chemical imbalance can lead to feelings of brain being ‘fuzzy’

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Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014 7:44 am

Dear pharmacist: I have brain fog, attention deficit and a general feeling of disconnection to the world. I take the drugs Provigil, Zoloft and Clonazepam. I also take vitamins but nothing helps. I see a psychiatrist who says I’m just depressed from my divorce. Honestly, I’m not, I’m pretty normal but my brain feels weird. — E.R., Anchorage, Alaska

Answer: Your neurotransmitters (brain chemicals) affect this. Many people feel “weird” in the head and it’s really, really hard to untangle. I’m not even going to try, but I believe you! I can’t even figure out from here if you feel “weird” because of those medications, or if that’s why you’re taking the medicines.

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