If you or someone you know is feeling confused and/or forgetful all of the time, speak to your doctor immediately.
Cause: Mental stress, lack of sleep, nutritional deficiencies, emotional shock, depression, head trauma, neurological disorders, mental illness, dehydration, lack of oxygen, poisoning, lowblood sugar or alcohol abuse.
Effect: You may be unable to think clearly or gather your thoughts together, feel disorientated, unsure of where you are or what you are doing, find it difficult to remember things and be unable to focus your attention.
Solutions: It’s important that you see your doctor to rule out serious medical conditions. Brain-training exercises like doing cross-words and memory games may help. Take a vitamin supplement and eat regular, nutritious meals. Cut out alcohol and avoid intoxicating substances such as cannabis.