• Welcome to Phoenix Rising!

    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of and finding treatments for complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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Cognition, Brain fog, and Emotion

Do you experience any cognitive dysfunction — which is any dysfunction related to attention, memory, concentration, language, learning, reasoning, or severe "brain fog"? Discuss these symptoms here. During a crash, do you experience irritability, mood swings, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, anhedonia, or lack of emotions? If so, this is the place to discuss such neurological symptoms.