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The #1 Reason You Can't Remember Something, According to Science

Everyone has the occasional brain fart—a moment when you forget something that's like second nature to you. There's many examples of brain farts and while they may seem harmless, that's not always the case. Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with Dr. Santoshi Billakota, MD, an Adult Neurologist Epileptologist and Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine who explained how brain farts work and why they can sometimes indicate a bigger health issue. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID . 1 What is a Brain Fart? Dr. Billakota explains a brain fart is "a temporary mental lapse or trouble reasoning can be colloquially called a 'brain fart.' These can include forgetting names, misplacing items or even forgetting what you got up to go do." 2 When Do Brain Farts Happen? According to Dr. Billakota, "The