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1,703 Possible Causes for Difficulty Concentrating

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Memory Loss, Confusion, or Difficulty Concentrating Are you forgetful or confused, have trouble concentrating, or always feel like you're in a fog?[vitamins.lovetoknow.com] concentrating – pale or yellow skin (jaundice) – stomach upset and weight loss – changed sensation in the limbs (pins and needles, desensitization) – muscle weakness – mood[healthyandnaturalworld.com] Specifically, the top 5 foods most concentrated in B12 are: 1. Shellfish (clams, mussels, crab) 2. Organ Meats (like beef liver) 3.[wellnessmama.com]

  • Depression

    concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness or guilt Persistent physical symptoms such as headaches, digestive problems[halfofus.com] concentrating, thinking, or making decisions Changes in appetite that lead to weight loss or gain Uncontrollable crying Headache Stomach ache Digestive problems Problems[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] helpless difficulty remembering things.[au.reachout.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Symptoms include excessive anxiety or worry, restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and irritability.[web.archive.org] The person has difficulty controlling the anxiety, which is associated with the following: restlessness, feeling “keyed up” or on edge; being easily fatigued; difficulty concentrating[web.archive.org] concentrating Having trouble sleeping Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems If you or someone you know express one or more symptoms, please seek professional help.[adaa.org]

  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    As a consequence, the respiratory symptoms, the frequent episodes of daytime snoozing and the concentration difficulties at work place diminished considerably.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You might have difficulty concentrating and find yourself falling asleep at work, while watching TV or even when driving.[mayoclinic.org] concentrating.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    concentrating It is very important to keep in mind that the symptoms of hypothyroidism are non-specific and can be found with a number of other diseases.[columbiasurgery.org] Slowing of intellectual activity - eg, poor memory and difficulty concentrating. Constipation. Decreased appetite with weight gain. Deep hoarse voice.[patient.info] […] hypothyroidism include: Fatigue Lack of energy or drive Daytime sleepiness Weight gain Water retention or bloating (also known as myxedema) Thinning hair Dry skin Constipation Difficulty[columbiasurgery.org]

  • Dementia

    Difficulty in concentrating, fatigue, and sleep disturbance do not. 17 No studies to date have examined anxiety disorders other than GAD in this population.[web.archive.org] Also their concentration could be affected. There may be a difficulty when shopping with choosing the items and then paying for them.[dementiauk.org] […] with sustaining concentration or the risk of overstimulation with longer sessions) and number of sessions, taking into account that some outcome assessments were directly[doi.org]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Common problems in people recovering from ARDS include: memory problems, such as difficulty recalling certain words or remembering people's names difficulty concentrating[hse.ie]

  • Schizophrenia

    concentrating a feeling that you're being controlled by something outside yourself not feeling up to normal activities like washing, dressing or seeing friends.[youngminds.org.uk] Cognitive impairment can include difficulty concentrating and solving problems.[medbroadcast.com] […] preoccupation with religious or philosophical constructs Focus on bizarre ideas Complaints of being persecuted by others Abuse of substances – particularly alcohol and marijuana Difficulty[teenmentalhealth.org]

  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

    Also, a person with POTS may suffer extreme fatigue, difficulty concentrating, migraines, anxiety, tremors, nausea, insomnia and fluctuation in body temperature.[luriechildrens.org] concentrating, weakness in the legs, unusual feelings of hot or cold, excessive sweating, blue or purple discoloration of the legs or feet and, perhaps as a result of all[nytimes.com] […] with concentration], in the absence of orthostatic hypotension) can produce substantial disability among otherwise healthy people.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    […] poor memory difficulty concentrating Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) This form of the condition usually begins slowly and is more common in adults over the age of 60.[healthline.com] Older children may experience difficulty in remaining awake or waking up.[aans.org] Young and middle-aged adults Symptoms in young and middle-aged adults include: chronic headaches loss of coordination difficulty walking bladder problems vision problems[healthline.com]

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