How To Keep Your Brain Young
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Keeping your brain young while aging is now possible through exercise, mental fitness, eating right and establishing healthy habits. You can learn to reduce stress, get enough sleep and learn......

Keeping your brain young while aging is now possible through exercise, mental fitness, eating right and establishing healthy habits. You can learn to reduce stress, get enough sleep and learn something new every day to preserve your vital brain functions.

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  • 1. Many people retainexcellent mental clarity
  • 2. Recent studies are leading to tantalizing new clues to what keeps our brains young
  • 3. It was believed that allneurons in the brain were non-regenerative
  • 4. Studies have shown that we regenerate neurons
  • 5. We can increase connectivity betweenexisting neurons through learning and mental exercise
  • 6. Important neurotransmitter chemicals do diminish as we age
  • 7. Other health issues, such as extreme stress, chronic vitamin and mineral deficiency or dehydration can effect neurotransmitters
  • 8. We develop plaques and tangles
  • 9. Often mistaken forAlzheimers is the damage done to brain tissue by small strokes calledTransient Ischemic Attack or TIA
  • 10. Another main villain inkeeping our brain healthy are free radicals
  • 11. The things we do to keep our muscles and hearthealthy is also very good for our brains.
  • 12. Stress reduction techniques have a profound effect by keeping neurotransmitters flowing
  • 13. Meditation has been shown to have a profound effect on memory retention
  • 14. You need to stimulate your brain
  • 15. To Dos:
  • 16. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise
  • 17. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise• Antioxidant foods
  • 18. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise• Antioxidant foods• Learn stress reduction techniques
  • 19. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise• Antioxidant foods• Learn stress reduction techniques• Meditate
  • 20. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise• Antioxidant foods• Learn stress reduction techniques• Meditate• Quality sleep
  • 21. To Dos:• Aerobic exercise• Antioxidant foods• Learn stress reduction techniques• Meditate• Quality sleep• Do (or learn) something new