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A more persistent fogginess is more likely to be a cataract.
Hannan said: "A blood vessel blockage at the back of the eye can cause fogginess and loss of particularly the top part of your vision - in effect a ministroke called a TIA, or transient ischemic attack.
This overall reaction can cause symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and noise, fatigue, exhaustion, sleep changes, behavioral changes, blurred vision, concentration or memory problems, fogginess and slowed reaction time.
To meet a word limit when there is no chance of filing a longer brief, the author must drop secondary issues, improve organization, toss extraneous detail, refrain from over-analysis of cases, and lift fogginess.
Good thing we have photographic evidence to clarify the mental fogginess of our own abused minds and livers.
Brouillard employs harmony and timbre to generate its effect--one can easily hear the blend of tonalities and the uncertainty and fogginess this creates.
9 CARSON MCCULLERS, THE HEART ISA LONELY HUNTER (HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1940) McCullers's novel features several protagonists, but I am particularly drawn to the character of Biff Brannon--a quiet yet conflicted man defined as much by his incessant observation of the regulars and drifters who come into his cafe as by his general fogginess.
Symptoms of fogginess may include losing the ability to concentrate and/or loss of motor skills; thus leading to involuntary responses.
23 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, and produces mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain.
Someday drugs might also treat other memory impairments, including the fogginess that plagues many people as they age, and developmental deficits such as autism.
The AAN advises physicians to be on the lookout for ongoing symptoms that are linked to a longer recovery, such as continued headache or fogginess.
In 80%-90% of cases in athletes, symptoms resolve within 7 days, although dizziness, migraine headaches, and cognitive symptoms such as fogginess and mental slowing all suggest a longer recovery period.