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How To Avoid Alzheimers

How to avoid alzheimers and improve your memory.

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How To Avoid Alzheimers

  1. 1. Neurobics ™ An exercise of the brain, for the brain, by the muscles! Dr.Hanish Babu, MD Dermatologist & Venereologist City Medical Centre, Ajman, UAE Learn How to Avoid Alzheimers!
  2. 2. Brain <ul><li>Thinking organ </li></ul><ul><li>Learns & Grows through interaction with the world through perception and action </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise mind Regenerate Neurons Reduce chance of memory loss and decline in old age and before. </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Physical” Brain Exercises <ul><li>Strengthen neural connections </li></ul><ul><li>Create new ones </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Change hand! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use mouse </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brushing teeth </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dial phone </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TV Remote </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Imagine, and, it will be! <ul><li>In a fascinating experiment, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation discovered that a muscle can be strengthened just by thinking about exercising it! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Keep Your Brain Engaged! <ul><li>New, novel tasks : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dancing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yoga,Tai chi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sculpture, Playdough, clay modelling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bingo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chess, sudoku, crossword puzzles etc </li></ul></ul>Watch less television: Brain activity goes into neutral!
  6. 6. Neurobics™ <ul><li>U nique system of brain exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Make use of five physical senses and emotional sense </li></ul><ul><li>Created by Lawrence C Katz, Professor of neurobiology,Duke University Medical Centre. </li></ul><ul><li>Activate underused nerve pathways and connections </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done anywhere, anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Help to achieve a fit and flexible mind </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are the Neurobic Exercises ? <ul><li>Include more than One Sense in Daily Chores </li></ul><ul><li>Combine two Senses </li></ul><ul><li>Break Routines </li></ul><ul><li>Early Morning Exercises that you can do easily </li></ul>
  8. 8. Neurobic Exercises <ul><li>Include More Than One Sense in Daily Chores </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get dressed with your eyes closed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wash your hair with your eyes closed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share a meal and use only visual cues to communicate. No talking. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Neurobic Exercises <ul><li>Combine Two Senses </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to music and smell flowers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to rain & tap your fingers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Watch clouds and play with modeling clay at the same time </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Neurobic Exercises <ul><li>Break Routines </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to work on a new route </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eat with your opposite hand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shop at a new grocery store </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Neurobic Exercises <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slowly move toes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wiggle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flex </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stretch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise great toe separately </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feels alert and awaken faster </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid early morning falls! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early morning: In Bed, before getting up: </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Keep Your Brain Busy: It will not let you down! A stress management program by drhanish
  13. 13. Thank You! Ref: How to Avoid Memory Decline. Dr.Hanish Babu in