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These are the Best Ways to Prevent and boost your brain from aging.

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Dear readers and friends,

Welcome to my new article.

Learn how you can help yourself to reduce your risk of age-related memory loss.

Here are the 12 best ways to prevent and boost your brain from aging, reduce your risk of age, related memory loss, get physical exercise, improve your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol, improve your blood sugar. Consider low-dose aspirin.

What is the brain in the human body?

This is a good question to start with, don’t you think?

Amazing things to know about your brain.

Brain-mindset
Brain-mindset

Is one of the largest and more complex organs in the human body.

 

The brain is remarkable!

Do you know how it is made up?
It involves more than 100 billion nerves.  That communicate in trillions of connections,
called Synapses, absolutely amazing isn’t it?
The brain is made up of many specialized areas that work together.

How does my brain work?

Well, the nervous system is the series of nerve cells that send messages back and forth between different parts of your body.

As with your brain, there are a number of functions of the nervous system.

What is the main function of my brain?

The primary functions of your brain stern
include:

Relaying information, between your brain and your body.

Supplying some of the cranial nerves to your face and head.

And performing critical functions in controlling your heart breathing and consciousness.

As well as connecting between the cerebrum and brain, stern lies the thalamus and hypothalamus.

Here are the main functions of your brain to know.

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brain-functions

These functions consist of three major parts:

Midbrain.

The midbrain helps control eye movements and processes visual and auditory information.

Pons.

This is actually the largest part of your brain stern.
And it’s located below the midbrain.

Medulla Oblongata.

The medulla oblongata is the lowest part of your brain.

And the following six other functions of your brain are for:
1- Communicating
2- Arithmetic
3- Insight planning
4- Comprehension
5- Reading
6- Focusing, attention, memory.

Which side of the brain controls memory?

The Temporal Lobe, the right side, controls the memory storage area, emotion, hearing.
And the left side, language.

Which side of the brain is more powerful?

Apparently, the left side of the brain is considered to be adapted at tasks that involve logic, language, and analytical thinking.

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walnut-shaped-like-a-brain-

Do you want to know at what age is your brain the sharpest?

As a matter of fact:

The ages you’re the smartest at everything throughout your life. Involving the overall brain processing power and detail memory peaks?

Believe it or not is around age 18.

The ability to learn is powerful.

Unfamiliar names peaks at age 22.

About concentration abilities peak around 43.

Furthermore, at age 48, we are at our best to identify other’s emotions.

According to the medical research

Once you hit the late twenties your brain’s aging process is losing neurons.  The cells that make up the brain and nervous system.

By your sixties, your brain has literally begun to shrink.

Though these brain changes may sound a bit scary, right?

But the process is natural and it happens to everyone.

What does brain shrinkage mean?

The term cerebral means brain and atrophy means loss of cells or shrinkage.

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brain-cells

Therefore when your brain atrophy, the neurons, and their connections waste away.  And the brain (the organ)  is literally getting smaller.

Some diseases that can cause the brain to shrink?

1- Senile dementia
2- Alzheimer disease
3- Cerebral palsy, in which lesions are damaging areas and impair motor coordination.

What are the six signs of aging?

Here the six signs:

1- Dark spots, dark spots, also called hyperpigmentation.
2- Sagging skin
3- Dull glow-less skin
4- Dry skin
5- Patchy skin
6- Open pores

I’m sure you like to learn how to prevent your brain from aging.

Here are the things for you to make it happens.

1- Get mental stimulation
2- Get physical exercise
3- Improve your diet by eating more healthy and natural food.
4- Improve your blood pressure
5- Improve your cholesterol
6- Consider low-dose aspirin
7- Avoid tobacco.

Seriously, you can prevent brain aging process.

There are protective factors that reduce:

a) Cardiovascular risk
b) Pratique regular exercise
c) Follow a healthy diet.
d) Reduce your intake alcohol beverage.

These things changes will help you to reduce the aging process.

How can I improve my memory at 60?

A higher level education is associated with better mental functioning in old age.

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positive-day-

Therefore you can improve your memory by

trying new skills such as:

1- Keep learning anything you like
2- Use all your senses
3- Believe in yourself
4- Economize your brain use
5- Repeat what you know
6- Space it out
7- Make a mnemonic.

How can I train my right Brain?

Brain_Lateralization
Brain_Lateralization

1- Exercise#1: connect the dots.
Identify something on the left side of your field of vision.
And something on the right, and move your eyes back and forth between the two.

2- Exercise# 2: Breath through your left nostril.

3- Exercise# 3: Tickle your funny Bone.

In opposite side for the left side.

Clenching your right or left hand activates different brain hemispheres.

Improve memory by clenching your right hand.
Improve creativity by clenching your left hand.
Squeeze a ball in your left hand to stop rumination.

Can I grow my intelligence?

The scientist shows that the brain can grow and can get stronger when you learn.

Many people think of the brain as a mystery.
But you know the New Research Shows that the brain is more like a muscle.

It changes and gets stronger simply when you use it!

How can I train my brain to think fast?

Protect yourself to avoid diseases that hit as you get older.

meditation
meditation

Work your memory, repetition is the key!
Do something different repeatedly
Learn something new
Follow a brain training program
Work your body
Avoid crossword puzzles
Eat right, and make sure dark chocolate is included.
Think positive
Meditation
Play brain games, do mental games.

What causes the brain to forget sometimes?

For instance

Deficiency in certain vitamins shows to decrease memory skills

As an illustration, vitamin B 12 plays a key role in healthy brain and nerve function.

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Walking-exercise

In addition, vitamin B 12 deficiency anemia can cause neurological problems.
Such as:

a) Confusion
b) Concentration and
b) Forgetfulness.

Important for you to realize that a number of prescription and over the counter medication can interfere with or cause loss of memory.

Therefore, you need to limit yourself on taking too many medications such as:

Antidepressants
Antianxiety
Tranquilizers
Sleeping pills and
Pain medication is given after Surgery.

As a rule, you should prefer a natural alternative with herbal remedies.

Can brain atrophy be reversed?

The good news for the brain atrophy. Neuroscientists believe that brain shrinkage can be slowed or even reversed.

By adopting lifestyle changes and proper supplementation can help you.

Beyond that, prevent this devastating cause of cognitive decline and premature death.

Generally speaking, you can improve your brain functions naturally.

Think of eating more natural ways that will surely help you.

Seriously start to eat less sugar. Because sugar seems to link to many health issues and chronic diseases, including cognitive decline.

Look at some of the coolest and  positive actions you can take.

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healthy-food-for-the-brain.

1- Try a fish oil supplement
2- Make time for meditation
3- Maintain a healthy weight
4-Get enough sleep
5- Practice mindfulness
6- Drink less alcohol
7- Train your brain.

Always look for the best quality supplement for you to boost brain power.

As an example, fish oil supplement is a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, therefore excellent for your brain.

Here is a look at more great supplements:

Resveratrol
Caffeine
Phosphatidylserine
Acetyl-L. Carnitine

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Alzheimer-society-

Gingko Biloba
Creatine
Bacopa Monnieri.

 

Memory problems.

Whether you suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or you simply have memory problems.

If you take the best quality vitamins supplements.
You can possibly help to slow or prevent the issue of memory you may have.

Here the list I have selected for you:

a)Vitamin B-12

Alzheimer-disease.
Alzheimer-disease.

b) Gingko Biloba and
b) Omega-3 fatty acids.

In addition to the above, do some exercise.

Medical Research claims, exercise to be excellent for your brain’s health.

In particular, aerobic, running and swimming appear to be the best for you.

Not only, because it increases a person’s heart rate, which means your body pump more blood to your brain.

But also strength training, like weight lifting may bring benefit to your brain by increasing heart rate, you see what I mean?

More you exercise better for your health!

Let’s see, what kind of food or drink damage the brain cells?

Here you’ve 7 foods that will damage your intelligence slowly but surely!

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Autumn-golden-ginkgo-biloba

To begin with:

 

Sugary products
Alcohol
Junk food
Fried foods
Processed or pre-cooked food
Very salty foods
Processed proteins

By controlling your diet, and focusing on eating certain types of nutrients. I’m sure you can increase your brain power.

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Blueberries-fruit

a) Improve your memory
b) Increase your intelligence

Get smart with these delicious brain healthy food!

Blueberries, according to many experts blueberries help protect the brain from stress.
And can reduce the effects of diseases like Alzheimer.

Spinach and leafy greens, these nutrient-dense vegetables are rich in magnesium.

Which help dilate blood vessels and boost blood flow to the brain.
Orange, Avocado, Sunflower seeds so many good nutrients for you to eat!

Asparagus, an incredible source of folate that gives amazing energy for your brain!

Fatty fish, to heal your brain, you should eat at least three times a week.

Bananas-
Bananas

Such as:
Wild salmon
Trout
Sardines.

Furthermore, Bananas are excellent for your brain.
There is a reason why bananas are referred to as brain food.
Because they’re so rich in potassium and magnesium.
The banana gives your brain energy and helps sharpen’s brains.
In order to focus more increasing the ability to pay attention to anything and learning new skills, therefore eat the banana!

Again, get smart with delicious brain healthy foods and exercise!

In conclusion.

You can reduce your risk of age-related memory loss, get mental stimulation, it’s logical that using your mind helps keep it fit.
Use your muscles to help your mind, improve your diet, good nutrition help your mind as well as your body, improve your blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, care for emotions.
Did you enjoy this article? If so let me know, please be sure to leave a comment below.
Jacqueline.