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I used to be very good at analysing situations and deducing

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I used to be very good at analysing situations and deducing solutions and being able to assert my point in discussions, be at work or wit friends and family. But for couple of months now, I feel completely blank most of the times. I also do lots of stupid things and find it hard to process when some one is asking me a question. Sometimes cant even reply. I feel very weak and tired all the time. No historical health issues other than neck stiffness which I have been suffering for almost 2 years now. It is affecting my confidence a great deal. What could be it?

Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

This may be due to medical cause or due to psychological causes.

You may be suffering from low thyroid hormone disorder (hypothyroidism).

So please have your thyroid hormones checked as well as do a complete blood count.

Increased stress or a low mood may also be responsible.

Mindfulness and meditation daily will be beneficial.

Learning mindfulness will make you be fully present.

If you have no further questions please rate the answer with a positive rating.

Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for the reply.I forgot to mention in my question that I had a blood test taken recently and have iron deficiency. Taking iron tablets now. Will try your suggestion.

Dear customer,

Yes correcting the iron deficiency will also help. Take care.

Please rate the answer with a positive rating.

Thanks.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The answers didnt help much. But thanks.

Dear customer,

They will help only when the mindfulness practice is done regularly. Also after the thyroid test if a low level is found then treating it will be immensely beneficial.

Take care.