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What does the term "scatter brained" mean?

What does the term "scatter brained" mean?

Generally...: ...It means someone is unfocused or disorganized. However, this is not a medical term, and the meaning is not precise. ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

Balanced living: To improve general mental health, i recommend balanced living that includes a nutritious diet (to extent possible, try to avoid processed foods), 80 to 100 ounces of water each day, regular exercise, spending time with compatible friends, pursuing your dreams, regular meditation, keeping a diary, avoiding drug and alcohol abuse, and reading the four agreements and other inspiring books. ...Read more

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Sharpening the Mind (Tip)

Sharpening the Mind

Exercise your body, and exercise your brain daily. ...See more

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How to exercise our brain?

How to exercise our brain?

Mental and physical: While i agree with the previous answer, it has also been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function. "dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/. ...Read more

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I can't curve my appetite. Im a food addict. I eat just to eat. I don't have a shut off switch in my brain. I can't take it anymore. What can I do! ?

I can't curve my appetite. Im a food addict. I eat just to eat. I don't have a shut off switch in my brain. I can't take it anymore. What can I do! ?

Food Addiction: You may want to consider an addiction program that specializes in food addiction, while you are working with the bariatric specialist. You may not need surgery if you can find the emotional and or physical causes for the addiction, and get these treated. If you behavior is addictive this may be the answer you are looking for. ...Read more

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Sharpening the Mind (Tip)

Sharpening the Mind

“the more you use your brain, the more brain you will have to use.” george dorsey. ...See more

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Can tai chi help to rehabilitate the aging brain and keep your brain young?

Can tai chi help to rehabilitate the aging brain and keep your brain young?

It can indeed: As with most physical exercise, tai chi can be very good for keeping both the body and brain active and, as a result, young. The attention to detail in learning the specific details of the movements is very good for brain and body and is a very low impact form of exercise. Although at its heart it is an extremely effective form of martial combat, tai chi is very useful for relaxation and meditation. ...Read more

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Why do we get "brain freezes" when we eat cold things too quickly? What is the underlying definition of a brain freeze?

Why do we get "brain freezes" when we eat cold things too quickly?  What is the underlying definition of a brain freeze?

Brain freezes: When you eat or drink something cold, the cold thing touches the roof of your mouth, which causes the blood vessels to constrict in an attempt to prevent loss of body temperature. As the coldness fades, the blood vessels dilate, quickly increasing blow flow to the brain. This sudden increase of blood flow in the brain causes intense headache as you describe. Eat cold things slowly! ...Read more

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Sharpening the Mind

Exercising your body is a superb way to exercise your brain. ...See more

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What is the best way to keep your brain alert amd focused?

STAY ALERT: To stay alert during the day, it is very important to get enough hours of sleep, a teenager should sleep not less than 9 hrs, an adult person should sleep at least 6-7 hrs, when you sleep the required hours which are needed for your brain to get rested, you will wake up refreshed and able to start your day alert and able to focus and pay attention. ...Read more

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