Andrew Schrepf, PhD, is a research investigator in the University of Michigan Medical School’s Department of Anesthesiology and the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center. Dr. Schrepf studies how the immune system influences the brain and promotes symptoms like pain, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction in patients with chronic pain. He is especially interested in conditions with an acknowledged inflammatory component, like rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Schrepf is a graduate of Cornell College and received his doctorate from the University of Iowa in Health Psychology.
March 30th, 2021 | Season 3 | 33 mins 49 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, brain, brain fog, chronic inflammation, cognitive dysfunction, dementia, depression, fatigue, fibro fog, fibromyalgia, focus, forgetfulness, gout, hypothyroid, juvenile arthritis, lupus, meditation, memory recall, mental clarity, methotrexate, methotrexate hangover, mind and body, neuroimaging, neurological function, osteoarthritis, peripheral inflammation, psoriatic arthritis, psychology, rheumatoid arthritis
Mental fuzziness, or “brain fog,” is a frustrating phenomenon that often occurs with arthritis and related conditions, like fibromyalgia. Listen to experts discuss some suspected causes and ways to deal with it.
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