Symptom: Concentration difficulty
Concentration difficulty: Reduced concentration ability or lack of concentration
Introduction: Difficulty with concentration is a symptom that can arise from both physical and psychological or emotional problems. Concentration symptoms may or may not be associated with memory symptoms such as forgetfulness. Physical medical conditions that affect concentration include Lyme disease, whiplash, and various others. Psychological conditions that may impair concentration include depression, certain anxiety disorders, and stress. Sleep disorders such as insomnia or sleep apnea can also impair concentration ability. Any concentration or memory symptom needs prompt professional medical diagnosis.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Concentration difficulty:
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Symptoms related to Concentration difficulty: inattention (10), hyperactivity (10)
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Possible causes of symptom: Concentration difficulty: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Concentration difficulty as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Simple reasons for reduced concentration include:
- Marijuana - a form of cannabis
- Minimal brain disorder
Medications or substances causing Concentration difficulty: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Concentration difficulty as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Concentration difficulty: The following list of conditions have 'Concentration difficulty' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Concentration difficulty: The following list of conditions have 'Concentration difficulty' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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