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It seems like I am having memory issues or short term memory loss. I was wondering if anyone else had experienced this while trying to recover from Anxiety. It's not that my memory is going but it seems like I am always asking myself what did I have for lunch yesterday and if I can't remember right away I start to panic. I just asked myself what shirt I am wearing and I got it right but I don't understand why I am questioning my memory. I am chalking it up to anxiety but seems like my short term memory is shot. Could be the brain fog. I am on my 3rd week of 40mg citalopram so hoping it will slowly go away. 

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    Check side effects of meds but my memory when anxiety is high is terrible. 
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    I'm having this too, as we discussed in another thread... It's fatigue, anxiety & depression..all normal with "mental health" problems. I'm so tired that i'm losing coordination now. I'm refusing to go back on meds. I'm giving St John wort an other couple of weeks. I've tried citalopram, was on it for around a year or so & it made me feel like a Zombie. 
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    Hi. I have the same . Feel like I cant remember something and then panic because I cant. have to just let my mind work slowly at the moment. it's just a tired mind brought on by being anxious and is nothing long term. Try to accept that your memory will be poor for a while until you recover then it will be back to normal.
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    Yes I'm the same! Especially at the moment because I'm not sleeping properly so some days I can't even think straight! I'm on week 2 of seroxat and feel very similar to you! 
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