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    I feel like my brain is not working as it used to. It is not efficient as it was. It feels like it is slowing down and it is not functioning.My memory has become really bad and I don't know what is going on.I remember in sixth form and before that, my memory was very good.Even my y12&13 Psychology teacher would complement me and ask how I am able to remember so much. My friends would also comment on my ability to recall specific things, dates and times of events.

    I noticed this change in my brain just after I started university last year. Before I would be able to reconstruct the previous week in my head e.g. remember what I did 5 days ago at 8pm whereas now I struggle to even remember what I did the day before.
    I find it hard to concentrate, focus and retain information.Reading has become really difficult, I have to read something at least 3-4 times before I understand it. I find it extremely difficult to construct a sentence, I can't hold a conversation so I just give short answers.Most of the time when I talk to people which I rarely do ,I have to repeat myself.I can't be bothered to talk to people and I can go days without speaking to anyone especially during the weekend.I can spend 2 days in my room without speaking to anybody.

    I realised this might be a bigger problem than I think it is yesterday in class.We had a few 4th year students on placements helping out in our class and one asked me something.I knew what I wanted to say but couldn't physically get it out. I kept mumbling and saying "I don't know". It was like my brain froze. People in my class were looking at me like I was so stupid. I find it very hard to explain things, I really do. I cannot get my thoughts together and I don't know what to do about this

    What should I do?.

    thankyou
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    See your GP when you can - probably a symptom of an underlying problem :console:
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    Pray to God

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    Nintendo brain training
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    Pray to God

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    I'm a Christian but how the hell is this supposed to help OP?
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    I actually have everything you just mentioned, I'm in year 13 at the moment and my memory is getting awfully bad (I also had an above average memory a few years ago) and my linguistic skills are also deteriorating, I don't think it was that bad a few years ago, and I too can spend days in my room. And it's not like I'm depressed, when I go to school I do talk nearly all the time with my friends, but a lot of the time I'm just worried I won't be able to get the words out of my mouth and do stumble more and more regularly.
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    I find it hard to articulate, like, i would have all these thoughts in my head but to say them out to someone seems like a problem.

    Maybe you should get tested by some specialist and if you are a Christian pray to God to help you restore your memory.
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    Use a brain training game like Luminosity to play games that are designed to help different parts of your brain.

    And go to your GP, better safe than sorry :yep:
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    I know how a lot of this stuff feels, due to the fact that I'm presently going through a depressive phase at the moment - as well as having been through them in the past. I'm taking antidepressants, so I'm not sure if the reason it's still happening with me is due to side effects of the meds, or if the meds aren't actually making a positive difference (I have noticed a positive effect, though).

    In answer to your thread, you should see a GP about the problems you're having; they'll be in a position to medicate you/make referrals for you, if necessary.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I feel like my brain is not working as it used to. It is not efficient as it was. It feels like it is slowing down and it is not functioning.My memory has become really bad and I don't know what is going on.I remember in sixth form and before that, my memory was very good.Even my y12&13 Psychology teacher would complement me and ask how I am able to remember so much. My friends would also comment on my ability to recall specific things, dates and times of events.

    I noticed this change in my brain just after I started university last year. Before I would be able to reconstruct the previous week in my head e.g. remember what I did 5 days ago at 8pm whereas now I struggle to even remember what I did the day before.
    I find it hard to concentrate, focus and retain information.Reading has become really difficult, I have to read something at least 3-4 times before I understand it. I find it extremely difficult to construct a sentence, I can't hold a conversation so I just give short answers.Most of the time when I talk to people which I rarely do ,I have to repeat myself.I can't be bothered to talk to people and I can go days without speaking to anyone especially during the weekend.I can spend 2 days in my room without speaking to anybody.

    I realised this might be a bigger problem than I think it is yesterday in class.We had a few 4th year students on placements helping out in our class and one asked me something.I knew what I wanted to say but couldn't physically get it out. I kept mumbling and saying "I don't know". It was like my brain froze. People in my class were looking at me like I was so stupid. I find it very hard to explain things, I really do. I cannot get my thoughts together and I don't know what to do about this

    What should I do?.


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    Drink plenty on water to keep you refreshed and eat lots of brain foods such as nuts, dark chocolate, bananas, oily fish, broccoli, blueberries, wholegrain etc.
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    See your GP. Tell him/her exactly what you've just told us.

    Eat and drink healthy.

    Plenty of exercise.

    Perhaps join a social group just to get out and meet new people.






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    I'm always like that, but it gets worse with stress or if my life kind of becomes boring for a bit everything just blurs.


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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I feel like my brain is not working as it used to. It is not efficient as it was. It feels like it is slowing down and it is not functioning.My memory has become really bad and I don't know what is going on.I remember in sixth form and before that, my memory was very good.Even my y12&13 Psychology teacher would complement me and ask how I am able to remember so much. My friends would also comment on my ability to recall specific things, dates and times of events.

    I noticed this change in my brain just after I started university last year. Before I would be able to reconstruct the previous week in my head e.g. remember what I did 5 days ago at 8pm whereas now I struggle to even remember what I did the day before.
    I find it hard to concentrate, focus and retain information.Reading has become really difficult, I have to read something at least 3-4 times before I understand it. I find it extremely difficult to construct a sentence, I can't hold a conversation so I just give short answers.Most of the time when I talk to people which I rarely do ,I have to repeat myself.I can't be bothered to talk to people and I can go days without speaking to anyone especially during the weekend.I can spend 2 days in my room without speaking to anybody.

    I realised this might be a bigger problem than I think it is yesterday in class.We had a few 4th year students on placements helping out in our class and one asked me something.I knew what I wanted to say but couldn't physically get it out. I kept mumbling and saying "I don't know". It was like my brain froze. People in my class were looking at me like I was so stupid. I find it very hard to explain things, I really do. I cannot get my thoughts together and I don't know what to do about this

    What should I do?.

    thankyou

    Play chess!!
    memorise numbers one then 2 then 3 and so on
    drink water
    meditate
    listen to brainwave entrainment i can send u some links
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I feel like my brain is not working as it used to. It is not efficient as it was. It feels like it is slowing down and it is not functioning.My memory has become really bad and I don't know what is going on.I remember in sixth form and before that, my memory was very good.Even my y12&13 Psychology teacher would complement me and ask how I am able to remember so much. My friends would also comment on my ability to recall specific things, dates and times of events.

    I noticed this change in my brain just after I started university last year. Before I would be able to reconstruct the previous week in my head e.g. remember what I did 5 days ago at 8pm whereas now I struggle to even remember what I did the day before.
    I find it hard to concentrate, focus and retain information.Reading has become really difficult, I have to read something at least 3-4 times before I understand it. I find it extremely difficult to construct a sentence, I can't hold a conversation so I just give short answers.Most of the time when I talk to people which I rarely do ,I have to repeat myself.I can't be bothered to talk to people and I can go days without speaking to anyone especially during the weekend.I can spend 2 days in my room without speaking to anybody.

    I realised this might be a bigger problem than I think it is yesterday in class.We had a few 4th year students on placements helping out in our class and one asked me something.I knew what I wanted to say but couldn't physically get it out. I kept mumbling and saying "I don't know". It was like my brain froze. People in my class were looking at me like I was so stupid. I find it very hard to explain things, I really do. I cannot get my thoughts together and I don't know what to do about this

    What should I do?.

    thankyou
    I used to have a similar query to you. I used to get really annoyed when people would touch my head and and I constantly kept thinking that I would lose brain cells and I would become less intelligent.
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    Img this happens to me. Forgetting everything. Not being able to say things.
    First i thought it was only in English, but it happens with first language too :/

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