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NYT- Ask Well: Why Do Allergies Cause ‘Brain Fog’?

Submitted by Get Healthy Heights on May 05, 2017. Get Healthy Heights

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NYT- Ask Well: Why Do Allergies Cause ‘Brain Fog’?

In this article from the New York Times Ask Well blog writer Karen Weintraub discusses how allergies and sinus congestion affect the brain. People report feeling fuzzy when they have a allergies or a cold, though it is not something that can be seen on any tests or scans. Although there are no tests for fuzziness, the condition is real and can cause children and others to perform worse in school. This may be because allergies can make it difficult to get enough sleep and leave children feeling tired.

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