Check Your Brain: What’s Normal, What’s Not?

Here's how to tell if your healthy brain's forgetfulness is fine ... or kind of funny.

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Just how normal is everyday brain fog? Very!

Just how normal is everyday brain fog? Very!
Often referred to as "senior moments," it's actually very common to have "everyday brain fog" starting with middle age. According to CBS News, by the time you hit 50, some 80% of Americans have memory issues. Add in any combination of a busy household, work stress, financial worries and lack of sleep, and you've got a recipe for a case of the "Where did I put my car keys?" Of course, serious memory lapses could be a sign of problems to talk to your doctor about, but the amusing scenarios that follow remind us that sometimes it's okay to laugh at our little brain freezes. P.S. The car keys? Check the fridge.

Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You forget to go to your dentist appointment.

See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You forget to go to your daughter's wedding!

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Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You frequently lose your car keys.

See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You look at a key and can't remember how to use it!

Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You forget the name of a person you were just introduced to.

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See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You forget the names of your whole family!

Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You put the paper towels in the refrigerator and the milk in the cabinet and have a good laugh about it.

See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You have no idea where things are supposed to go!

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Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You take a wrong turn on the way to your favorite grocery store, or get momentarily lost in familiar territory.

See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You leave home, and can't find your way back!

Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You find it difficult to learn how to use new appliances or electronic devices.

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See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
You find it impossible to learn to use anything new!

Probably Normal:

Probably Normal:
You feel forgetful, but your family and friends don't notice it.

See a Doctor:

See a Doctor:
Your forget when family and friends to tell you about your forgetfulness!

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Funny Jokes

Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

Funny Jokes

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

Funny Jokes

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram

@kristencarney

Funny Jokes

A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.

@sixthformpoet

Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.

From clientsfromhell.net

Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”

@NicCageMatch

Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 
—Alcohol

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.

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