Brain fog/fibro fog can really do a number on your memory. Beyond being frustrating and embarrassing, a poor memory can make it hard to do your job or even function on a basic level, depending on how bad it is.
However, you don't have to just play the hand you're dealt. Illness may have taken away some of your cognitive abilities, but more and more, research is showing that brain function can be restored - even in neuro-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.
Esther Heerema, my colleague over at the About.com Alzheimer's site, has compiled several memory-improving practices into one short article that's easy to understand:
To get a better idea of what's going on in your brain, see:
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