Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
READING AND FOCUSING
I have a question and I hope that someone can really answer me.  I don't know what this problem is but, I am a student and it never used to happen to me before.  Recently I realised that while I am reading, my mind will be thinking of several different things at the same time, either something that happened in the immediate past or a long time ago.   Sometimes my mind wonders to think of other things than what I am reading infront of me.  The problem is, I do not stop or pause and go into a day dream, I am reading the words in my mind and my thoughts will be wondering.  Sometimes I will finished reading a document or article, and have to read it over, because I read and don't know what I read.  Sometimes, I even have to ask myself what did I just read.   I don't know, it's like I am reading but not reading at the same time.  I have also realised that I have difficulty remembering things that I have studied or something someone has said to me, or even after reading a news article on line, I can't remember most of what I read.  Is this a focus problem, because sometimes I will be focusing so hard and after finish reading the materials I can't remember alot of it.  What is that, can someone please help me?  Thank you.
Cancel
1 Answers
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Well, aside from anything wrong neurologically, it really sounds to me like you are tired.  If you don't get enough quality sleep, you cannot concentrate on reading or anything else.  Also, if you don't get enough protein, that will also make you kind of dull.  Try to eat lots of good food and drink plenty of water, exercise to where you break a sweat, and sleep on a routine schedule.  Also, make time in your week to do fun and creative things, like art, dancing, music, it gives the "left brain" a chance to rest.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
Allentown, PA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
11079760 tn?1449081557
Blank
Minneapolis, MN
209987 tn?1451939065
Blank
AB
1780921 tn?1416842066
Blank
Chandler, AZ
4760166 tn?1398360913
Blank