Have you been experiencing a lot of “mature moments” lately?
You know, lapses in train of thought or recall?
Confusion about where in the world you left that car in the lot?
You are not alone.
Suzy Cohen, health expert and supplementation expert has a few ideas about how to fight back. Let’s look at a few of her tips:
- Stop multitasking. Multitasking just means that nothing gets your full attention.
- Exercise. Your body is meant to move. It helps your brain work optimally and restores calm.
- Supplement. You may benefit from the following nutrients, just be sure to talk to your clinician first:
- Fatty Acids – Your brain needs fat. Choose a supplement high in DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). Fish oils, salmon, chia seed oil, and krill are good choices.
- Mullein Root – This supplement helps with spasms and neurological problems like Bell’s Palsy or other facial nerve pain syndromes.
- Acetyl L Carnitine – Known to repair brain cells this supplement helps prevent age-related and learning memory decline.
- Ginkgo Biloba – A well-known herb, ginkgo increases blood flow to your brain, aiding short and long-term memory. It can also help reduce anxiety and improve your mood. If you can’t tolerate ginkgo, vinpocetine is also amazing for the brain. Both herbs reduce brain edema. Be careful not to take them both together or combine with blood thinners.
- Boswellia (Frankincense) – Known to reduce inflammation of the brain and nervous system. Many consumers also employ it as a natural, plant-based painkiller.
- Ashwagandha – This herb helps with thyroid function over time by raising thyroid hormone levels. It also induces drowsiness, making it a good choice for insomnia.
- Huperzine A – This natural, plant-based extract aids the recall of dreams, clarity of thinking, and memory retention. It is known to boost nerve growth, protect neurons, and improve neuroplasticity. A daily dose between 200 to 400 mcg is helpful.
- Bacopa – Shown to have a variety of helpful characteristics. It improves mental processing, focus, memory, and anxiety issues.
Read the full article here:8 Ways to Save Your Brain, Learn Faster & Calm Down