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 something new every day to preserve your vital brain functions.

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  • How To Keep Your Brain Young

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

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