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Sleep, stress, or hormones? Brain fog during perimenopause
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Prescription medication is not mentioned as a reason for memory lapses or brain fog. As a senior citizen every prescription I have had memory loss listed as a side effect. High blood pressure, cholesterol,blood sugar, acid reflux, arthritis, over active bladder are all being treated by commonly prescribed medication for the average senior citizen. The HMO I have seems to prescribe pretty much the same drugs to seniors. We compare our drugs at group meetings.
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