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Brain Plasticity Exercises
Can anxiety disorder be treated by using neuro plasticity? If so, can you recommend some neuro plasticity exercises for anxiety disorders?
All psychotherapy: All psychotherapy uses neuroplasticity, because it helps you see things in different ways. For instance, in cognitive behavioral therapy you review your habitual thought patterns & how they lead to painful emotions like anxiety -- new alternatives are introduced. Although it isn't automatic at first, you can learn to question catastrophic thinking. Good book: "the mindful way through anxiety.". ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Studies have shown that mental activities such as reading, puzzle games, etc can help prevent mental deterioration and conditions like alzheimer"s. ...Read more
Yes: There are many too choose from. Just search the internet ...Read more
RIght Brain Exercise: The right side of your brain loves anything having to do with puzzles, art, and spatial problem solving like building things. There is no evidence that doing these activities 'strengthens' that part of your brain - the brain is complex and both sides are involved in most of our activities...but you can stimulate the right side by anything creative and non-verbal - music, dance - and have fun too! ...Read more
Train the brain.: Your goal can be achieved by using your brain for higher level activities - crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers. Read books, both fiction and non-fiction. Engage in discussions with others about topics with which you're not entirely familiar. Pick a topic from the news every day and decide to learn more about it through research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some exercises or acts or food to make the brain function better(for studying,memoriZing...)?
Recite the alphabet: BACKWARDS. Use opposite hands. Do crosswords, watch Jeopardy, read and paint- for starters. ...Read more
See a rehab doctor: The stroke location and it's effect on your actvities of daily living (adls) guide treatment. Likely you have movement/cognitive deficits, and psychological issues. A rehabilitation specialist should evaluate you and the two of you design a program to target your needs. A rehab team often includes a rehab doctor, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, psychologist and case manager. ...Read more
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