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Fact Friday 💜 ・・・ Lupus can cause cognitive dysfunction, AKA 'brain fog,' but thankfully these symptoms are treatable. ・・・ Up to 60% of people with lupus experience symptoms of cognitive dysfunction. Brain fog is something I deal with daily that is incredibly frustrating. The American College of Rheumatology has identified 19 psychiatric symptoms associated with lupus. Some of those are cognitive, including: •Trouble concentrating •Inability to multitask •Poor memory •Difficulty finding the right word •Slow processing speed—that is, rereading the same sentence repeatedly or being unable to keep up with a conversation •Poor executive function abilities, which means slow problem-solving or plan-making Consider the following tips from experts and people with lupus to work around Lupus-related cognitive symptoms: 1. Make a plan and write it down 2. Take your time 3. Trigger your memory with visual cues 4. Do one thing at a time 5. If you can't remember of word, start with a related word you can think of 6. Monitor your symptoms Visit the link in my bio to read more about Coping with the cognitive symptoms of lupus by Heather Boerner.