10 Natural Memory Loss Remedies
There are, however, some great natural ways to bolster your brain’s ability to remember. Here they are:
Eat Regularly — The brain is only 2-3 percent of the body’s weight, but takes up 20 percent of its energy, so giving it the fuel it needs helps it function optimally.
Super Foods — Spinach, strawberries and blueberries are called “super foods” because they strengthen the brain. Eat lots of them.
Drink Hot Beverages — Tea and coffee stimulate the brain and help it access memories more effectively.
Avoid Alcohol – Like it or not, booze is bad for the brain’s memory banks.
Take Vitamins — A good regimen of supplements, especially folic acid, will help you remember better.
Herbalize — A variety of herbs, such as gingko biloba, have been shown to help improve memory retention.
Stress Less — Trying to alleviate stress in your life, through relaxation or meditation, helps your brain retain.
Play More Games — Mental games, like crossword puzzles and Sudoku, sharpen your faculties.
Exercise — Many reasons to do this, one of which is it keeps your brain healthy.
Get Regular Sleep — Getting your slumbers on a regular schedule is good for your noggin.
You can read more in-depth description and medical citations about these remedies at LifeScript.com.
Bottom line: A life full of activities that strengthen your mind is a life more fully lived and more finely recalled.
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