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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Overview)

Memory is the ability to recall information stored from prior times.


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How to enhace the memory?

How to enhace the memory?

Enhancing Memory...: Good memory really depends on the health and well being of the brain. Here are some tips: 1) learn something new each day 2) don't minimize the importance of sleep and exercise 3) socialize with friends and laugh frequently 4) keep stress to a minimum or develop new coping skills for stress management 5) be present in all your activities 6) good nutrients such as omega 3's and green tea. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
1,785 doctors shared insights

Memory (Overview)

Memory is the ability to recall information stored from prior times.


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How to incrase my memory?

How to incrase my memory?

Use it or lose it!: Memory increases when you perform interesting, challenging mental tasks throughout the day. Doing crossword puzzles, playing sudoku or other games, reading, listening to music and stimulating conversations all help to increase attention, concentration and memory. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Living with Memory Loss (Tip)

Living with Memory Loss

Remind yourself what you need to do today, and then use the calendar to write it down. ...See more

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Living with Memory Loss (Checklist)

Get a DPOA for health and finances. Have doctors visit with them.
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Write down important phone numbers & post them in more than one place
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Give your DPOA a list of your medicines and doctors' names
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Is there such a thing as pain memory?

Yes: "phantom pain" for example is common in people who have amputations, where their brain makes them feel their foot is really aching, etc...Despite having had it amputated. It is the brain remembering the foot being their and thus a type of "memory pain.". ...Read more

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Is there something called pain memory?

Is there something called pain memory?

Yes : Unfortunately we see this in amputees. Sometimes they may still have limb pain even though its not there. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Tip)

Caring for Your Toddler

Savor each moment with your child. Take lots of pictures for posterity. In a few years, all is but a memory. ...See more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...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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How can I impove my memory?

Practice!: Practice, practice, practice! the more you use your brain, the better you'll get. Of course, if you use it only specific areas, those are the only areas in which you'll get better. Still, studies show that those who read, complete crossword puzzles, etc do better. There are many free computer memory games available online. Just realize we don't have any proof that one is better than rest. ...Read more