Saturday, January 08, 2011

When your brain goes "tilt".... 

One thing many healthy people don't understand is how easily people with CFIDS/fibromyalgia are overwhelmed by competing sensory stimuli. Here is an article about it courtesy of this month's CFIDS newsletter:

Sensory Overload: Sources and Strategies

I become very fatigued and brain fogged very fast when I am in an environment where there are several loud conversations going on at once, especially accompanied by high-pitched noises from electronics or children. Sometimes it takes me multiple days to recover from an experience like this.

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