Practicing brain health is extremely beneficial for brain injury victims and also for those who wish to delay or prevent the symptoms of aging. Making brain healthy choices plays a critical role in thinking, feeling, remembering, working, playing and sleeping. It is important to be physically active, eat a brain healthy diet and to keep socially active. It is also necessary to stay mentally active. By strengthening brain cells and increasing the connections between the cells, new nerve cells may be created.
Researchers feel that those with low levels of education have a higher risk of Alzheimers later in life possibly due to a lower level of lifelong mental stimulation. That’s not to say that well educated people do not get Alzheimers. They do. But symptoms may appear later in their lives than those with less education. It is important to stay curious and commit yourself to lifelong learning by attending lectures and plays, enrolling in continuing education courses, playing games and doing memory exercises.
Gardening is a great way to stay active. One of our friends who does Tree Trimming Santa Monica Ca, constantly tells his customers that it’s a great way to stay mentally alert. And our friend Chris practices what he preaches because he is very, very mentally alert. Tree card, yard work, gardening, they are all great ways to keep the body and the mind healthy and fresh, and even better if you get to be outside all day every day interacting with nature if you’re a gardener or a tree service guy.
Studies also show that poor nutrition has a lot to do with good brain health. We recently wrote about what foods you should eat for good brain health, and nutritional supplements are key to making up where your nutritional plan fails. Supplements like a good plant based protein, a multivitamin and mineral, as well as a fish oil are very important to maintaining good overall health for your noggin. Also, we’ve been reading a lot about probiotics and how they help the gut health and mental health as well. We’ve chosen to recommend liquid probiotics to all of our clients and readers, because they get digested more easily and are more cost effective. Read More