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Beat Fogginess & Achieve Mental Clarity With This Nootropic Supplement*

Morgan Chamberlain
Author: Expert reviewer:
June 23, 2022
Morgan Chamberlain
Former mbg Supplement Editor
By Morgan Chamberlain
Former mbg Supplement Editor
Morgan Chamberlain is mindbodygreen's former supplement editor. She graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree in magazine journalism and a minor in nutrition.
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN
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Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN
mbg Vice President of Scientific Affairs
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN is Vice President of Scientific Affairs at mindbodygreen. She received her bachelor's degree in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Georgia.
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June 23, 2022

If you've recently experienced brain fog, you definitely aren't alone. Whether your mental fogginess is due to hormonal fluctuations, external stressors, nutritional status, seasonal shifts (hello, pollen season!), or even environmental toxins—it seems everyone is dealing with mental clarity challenges as of late.

So much to do, yet so little clarity and focus. Am I right?

What is brain fog?

Brain fog is the colloquial term for occasional cognitive challenges—such as confusion, forgetfulness, and the inability to focus or think clearly. We are not talking about extended periods of fogginess here. For those situations, you'll want to check with a health care practitioner.

A number of things can cause this sometimes foggy feeling—including pollen, hormonal shifts (e.g., pregnancy, menstruation, and perimenopause), not getting adequate sleep, suboptimal stress management, and environmental toxins (e.g., heavy metals, pollution, and chemicals). 

And don't forget the all-important essential nutrients, of course, for which our nation has some major gaps (like vitamin C, vitamin D, and omega-3 fats, to name a few). Many nutrients and phytonutrients play essential roles in our cognitive performance.

While struggling to concentrate is no reason to panic, it certainly can be frustrating when you're trying to wrap up a big project, stay present with your partner, or follow along as your child tells you about their day. 

If you're nodding your head along and saying "yes, that sounds just like me—and it is frustrating," then hang tight because help is on the way! 

How mbg's brain guard+ can help combat occasional fog.

Our new proactive brain health supplement, brain guard+, is packed with nootropic brain nutrients (i.e., citicoline, kanna, and resveratrol) that promote cognitive performance and mental sharpness.* Indeed, while we vetted many possible ingredients and bioactives to create this unique formula, supporting mental clarity was top of mind. 

With comprehensive cognitive support and dynamic brain longevity benefits, brain guard+ is an excellent and targeted daily brain health solution for all adults, especially when your mind is feeling clouded.* 

Other ways to beat mental fogginess.

In addition to a targeted brain health supplement, certain health habits can help fight off frustrating fog. Enhance mental sharpness with well-balanced nutrition, proper hydration, regular exercise, and adequate sleep—your brain will thank you! 

The takeaway.

Thanks to the many culprits listed above, occasional fog is somewhat inevitable for us all in this modern world. But it doesn't have to be! If you're experiencing some fog, consider taking advantage of a nootropic brain supplement designed to promote mental clarity, like mbg's brain guard+.*

Still not convinced? See what board-certified neurologists, award-winning neuroscientists, and nutritional psychiatrists have to say about our premium nootropic formula here.

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medications, consult with your doctor before starting a supplement routine. It is always optimal to consult with a health care provider when considering what supplements are right for you.

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