Fibro fog assessment

I have a PIP assessment next week and really do not know how I am going to explain the Fibro fog. I was thinking of printing some information down and writing what I experience on a daily basis and some days are different if my anxiety sets in. I do find Fibro fog difficult more as I have got use to it 24 hours a day for 3 years. If I ovethink about the Fibro fog I would probably cry as I thought it was just something that comes and goes not continuously stays. The tablets do nothing what doctor gave me ? what does everyone think?

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  • I would put in some information about fog .They said that i had no points for cognative disfunction because i didnt have an illness that caused it.

    After sending them evidence that fibro does cause problems they still turned me down because i had no medical evidence that i had it.I am now waiting for a report from a specialist to, hopefully say that i do. Tribunal at the end of this month. If i can figure out a way to get there.

    I ll see what i can find may help you that. But the best thing is a letter from a medical profesional.

  • It is hard because Fibro fog is not visual.

  • Cognitive problems ('fibro-fog')

    Cognitive problems are issues related to mental processes, such as thinking and learning. If you have fibromyalgia, you may have:

    trouble remembering and learning new things

    problems with attention and concentration

    slowed or confused speech

    This is on NHS website.

  • If you click on the links that i posted above there is a lot of information on them.

  • Hi clare1andy

    I think that this will do you nicely for your PIP assessment? I want to genuinely wish you all the best of luck and I sincerely hope that you qualify for PIP.

    All my hopes and dreams for you


  • Good answers. I would merely add, keep it short and relevant. Tell how it affects your daily life. Sentences not essays. Good luck

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