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Lately, I have a feeling of "mental fog". I can't think clearly, make decisions, or maintain concentration like I was able to before. When I read, I find myself having to re-read over and over to extract the information. Also, my memory is not nearly as sharp as it once was. I have problems with numbers and being able to think critically. I was once an extremly intelligent person, but lately, I feel like I have an inferior thought process. Also, my coordination seems different. My entire mind feels like there is heavy fog and there no longer is a sense of being sharp, only dullness.

Also, I have no energy and have to take a nap during the day. I can sleep 10 hours and still feel weak and lazy throughout the day.

What is wrong with me? Any direction so I can consult my doctor? Suggestions?

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replied August 8th, 2007
Mental Conditions Answer A3072
According to the symptoms you outline (“I can't think clearly, make decisions, or maintain concentration like I was able to before”, “memory is not nearly as sharp as it once was”, sleepiness…) ... you could be experiencing depression. You can consult a mental health professional about your condition and to seek an accurate diagnosis. Depression is frequently treated by the Western Medical establishment with psycho therapy and medication, if necessary.

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