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What foods and supplements can improve memory.?

What foods and supplements can improve memory.?

A few items.: Sometimes sleep is an issue, and stress plays a heavy role, but meds can create cognitive compromise. Might try a "medical food" such as Cerefolin-NAC or phosphatidyl serine, or even alpha lipoic acid? B vits may be very useful if defiency or high homocysteine. ...Read more

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How to improve memory?

How to improve memory?

Exercise,diet, sleep: It's important to exercise your brain-just like you would exercise your body. Make sure that you complete cognitive tasks for 30 minutes a day-crossword puzzles, sudoku, games, or learn something new. You also need to have a healthy diet, get adequate sleep and physical exercise. ...Read more

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How to improve memory power?

How to improve memory power?

Www.lumosity.com: I have refer my patients to a website http://www.Lumosity.Com/. It uses the latest research on brain neuroplasticity. Most people report that it is fun to do as well. ...Read more

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What foods or vitamins can substantially improve cognitive health?

What foods or vitamins can substantially improve cognitive health?

Cognitive health: As long as you are not on blood thinning medication, consider taking high quality Marine Fish Oil. Nordic Naturals is a good brand. Ginkgo biloba can also be useful. See a book called "The Neurogenesis Diet & Lifesyle" by Cortwright for more information. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are foods to enhance memory?

Many possibilites: An organic diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, good fats, lean protein provides nutrient rich foods while avoiding harmful toxins such as pesticides, fertilizers, hormones, and antibiotics which can impair memory. Caloric restriction has been shown to improve memory in alzheimer's. Many supplements can also help: nac, b vitamins esp. L-methylfolate, omega 3 fa, huperzine, . ...Read more

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Suggest medicine to improve memory and concentration.

B Vitamins: A few researches show that B vitamins (B6, B12, and Folic Acid -B9 ) improve memory by creating a protective shield for the neurons in the brain. Very safe and no side effects. ...Read more

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Can you eat carrots to improve poor vision?

Can you eat carrots to improve  poor vision?

No: Carrots do contain carotenoids, the precursor to vitamin a but deficiency in the western diet is extraordinarily rare. If you have poor vision it should be evaluated by an ophthalmolgist, but eating carrots almost certainly with have no effect. ...Read more

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What foods or supplements can help me improve my memory or learning ability?

What foods or supplements can help me improve my memory or learning ability?

Well Balanced Diet: All you need a well balanced diet at your age.Diet consisting of vegetables, fresh fruits, diary products, nuts, meat/fish.At lleast 3 meals a day also good night sleep, regular exercise, do not take drugs, too much alcohol and do not smoke. ...Read more

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How to improve your memory?

A lifestyle: improving memory requires committing to an entire lifestyle. this lifestyle includes eating a brain healthy diet, exercising well, visiting your doctor on a regular basis, staying socially integrated and mentally challenged, and also getting restful sleep. ...Read more

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What supplements do you recommend to improve cognitive function, enhance memory, and augment blood flow to the brain?

What supplements do you recommend to improve cognitive function, enhance memory, and augment blood flow to the brain?

Here's a few:: DMAE, Huperzine-A, ALCAR, Ginko Biloba, Ginseng, Nicotine, Rhodiola, Fish Oil and Green Tea. Do your research before taking any of these, either in combo with others or in quantity. Tell your M.D. what you are up to, especially if you are taking prescription meds. Herbs are tonics, but can have their own side effects, so don't get into trouble. ...Read more

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Does brain skills improve a lot (eg: memorizing speed, ability to understand) with progressive studying?what are other ways to improve skills?

Does brain skills improve a lot (eg: memorizing speed, ability to understand) with progressive studying?what are other ways to improve skills?

Cognitive skills: If you doc has ruled out medical conditions, see a book by Brant Courtright, PhD called "The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle." It provides way to help the brain continue to grow, something we didn't think it could do not too many years ago. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What foods or habits can I cultivate to reduce forgetfulness?

What foods or habits can I cultivate to reduce forgetfulness?

Skim this article: Do you mean 'more able to stay focused' by 'reduce forgetfulness'? Skim this article. It has some good pointers: http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/07/23/13-ways-to-beat-distractions-and-stay-focused-at-work/?Iid=hl-main-mostpop1. ...Read more

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How can concentration levels be improved to study long hours and improve memory retention?

How can concentration levels be improved to study long hours and improve memory retention?

Routine: Rest up adequately. Plan your day carefully. Eat lightly and healthily. Exercise regularly. Take regular scheduled breaks from what you are concentrating on. Change locations if they are becoming an issue, or sometimes do that just for the environmental benefit. Remove distracting elements from your workplace. ...Read more

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Can Ginkgo biloba prevent memory loss and improve cognitive function?

Can Ginkgo biloba prevent memory loss and improve cognitive function?

Ginkgo biloba, derived from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree, is often touted as a memory aid: But it appears unlikely that Ginkgo biloba can prevent age-related memory problems or memory loss associated with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease. A number of small, early studies showed modest improvements in cognitive function for older adults with dementia. However, a number of larger studies haven't been able to confirm that Ginkgo biloba prevents memory loss or slows the progression of cognitive decline or Alzheimer's disease in older adults. Although several more-recent studies have found slight improvements in cognitive function for people taking Ginkgo biloba, most experts feel that Ginkgo biloba hasn't lived up to its early promise and don't recommend its use as a memory aid. ...Read more

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How many teeth would you have to lose for it to negatively affect your ability to eat nutritional foods such as meats, fruits, veggies, etc.?

How many teeth would you have to lose for it to negatively affect your ability to eat nutritional foods such as meats, fruits, veggies, etc.?

One: The loss of even one tooth can begin an adverse process called bite collapse. Discuss your situation with your Dentist to see if replacement is indicated. Try to maintain an intact occlusion. It works better and looks better. ...Read more

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How to increase memory power?

How to increase memory power?

In addition ...: Memory for what? If you want to increase memory for random information, get a book on mnemonics. The long term usefulness of this approach is limited. The best way to increase memory for meaningful material is to increase your knowledge and understanding of that topic. Acquiriing new information about this area will be much easier - and relatively effortless! ...Read more

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How to increase memory power?

How to increase memory power?

Mental Exercises: Consider your brain a large powerful muscle and the answer to the question seems obvious. Regular excercise will allow the muscle to strengthen and perform better. Since memory is an important function of the brain, regular mental workouts can improve memory. Reading, crossword puzzles, taking a class, and socializing are a few ways to exercise your brain. There are apps that can improve memory. ...Read more

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How to increase memory power?

How to increase memory power?

Increasing memory?: By having a healthy life style eating wright, exersizing , avoiding drugs, alcohol and repeatition. ...Read more