Symptom: Concentration difficulty


advertisement
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:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Concentration difficulty (14 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Concentration difficulty (2 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Concentration difficulty (30 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Concentration difficulty (5 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Concentration difficulty: inattention (10), hyperactivity (10)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    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.

    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.

    A

  • Alzheimer's Disease ... loss of concentration

    B

  • Bipolar disorder ... difficulty concentrating

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... concentration problems
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ... Inability to concentrate
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... trouble concentrating
  • Cocaine ... difficulty concentrating

    D

  • Depression ... difficulty concentrating
  • Depressive disorders ... difficulty concentrating
  • Dysthymia ... difficulty concentrating

    E

  • Ecstasy ... concentration difficulty

    G

  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... trouble concentrating

    H

  • Hangover ... difficulty concentrating
  • Huntington's Disease ... difficulty concentrating

    I

  • Insomnia ... difficulty concentrating

    J

  • Jet lag ... problems concentrating

    L

  • Lead poisoning ... concentration problems
  • Lyme disease ... difficulty with concentration

    M

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... impaired concentration
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... concentration difficulties

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... trouble concentrating

    P

  • Panic disorder ... difficulty concentrating
  • Pick's Disease ... difficulty concentrating
  • Postpartum depression ... difficulty concentrating
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... difficulty concentrating
  • Primary insomnia ... difficulty concentrating
  • Problem Sleepiness ... problems concentrating

    S

  • Schizophrenia ... difficulty concentrating
  • Sleep apnea ... trouble concentrating
  • Stress ... difficulty concentrating

    W

  • Whiplash ... concentration impairment
    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.

    B

  • Balance disorders ... reduced concentration

    C

  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... trouble concentrating

    L

  • Lead poisoning ... concentration problems
  • Lyme disease ... concentration problems

    M

  • Marijuana ... concentration problems


    Medical Tools & Articles:


    Next articles:

    Medical Articles:
  •  
     
    CureResearch.comTM Copyright © 2010 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Home | Contents | Search | Site Map | Feedback | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Advertise