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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.See 1 more doctor answer
Play brain games: I'm not sure exactly what type of trouble you're having with your brain that you feel it is slow and your alertness is decreased. Perhaps, a check with a neurologist would be best just to begin with to make sure all is well. But assuming you're just not up to the kind of snuff you'd like to be how doing something rather simple and fun like checking this website out: www.lumosity.com. I LOVE it!
Burnout at work not sleeping well doc prescribed lorazapam and Zoloft (sertraline) but need alertness aren't these sedatives and alter brain chenistry?
Depression: interferes w.our ability to focus and concentrate. It also can produce memory problems. A mental health professional can help. Please don't use medication only but learn strategies for self-help. "Feeling Good" by David Burns is a good book about cognitive behavioral therapy. Peace and good health.
What is the best natural remedy to increase focus? My .mind has been in a bad fog lately how can I increase my focus?
Get a diagnosis: Your BEST MEDICINE is to get a good diagnosis for why you are in a "brain fog." That's a term that through the years has come to be used a lot of different ways....so it's a vague term. I would see a provider that can get to the bottom what this symptom actually means for your circumstance and then, set out a plan to improve things.
I Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) works best for my narcolepsy but raises my blood pressure can an adjunct be added to control it? Or would that negate the alertness effects?
Sleep, etc.: The #1 way to increase mental alertness is to sleep enough on a daily basis. Exercise is also helpful for a variety of reasons, primarily because it promotes cardiovascular fitness. Avoidance of mind-dulling drugs or alcohol can also improve alertness, as can engaging in challenging tasks that one finds interesting.
Strattera (atomoxetine): For most inattentive folks, it is.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many Good Ones: Proper breathing is the key to relaxation/stress reduction and good heath! there are many good exercises. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02039/the-art-and-science-of-breathing.Html for an excellent overview. Also check out http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/10/08/6-breathing-exercises-to-relax-in-10-minutes-or-less/ enjoy!
Is it okay to have one cup of coffee a day? And if so will you still feel the "wake-up" and alertness effects of the caffeine?
Yes: You may even have two cups. There are indeed some health benefits associated with moderate coffee consumption. Whether you will feel it or not depends on the individual.
Energy: Vitamin b-complex is my favorite.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: The effect is mild but it has also been shown to improve athletic performance.
How do i increase my mental alertness and train my senses? Also suggest any website or app that may help.
Something fun: Try this website. Part of it is free and part is for pay if you choose: www.lumosity.com
I am seeking advice on how to raise my mental alertness. I feel I may be slower to respond to certain questions?
Do quizzes: Brain excercise is as important as body excercise. Reading and playing mental games and doing quizzes serves as excellent excercise for the brain.
I'm struggling with a sense of constant nervousness and alertness. I can't seem to calm down ever, even in my own home. What's going on?
Anxiety, eval needed: Symptoms include those described, as well as restlessness, agitation, worry, problems with sleep. Many factors contribute: life events/stressors, medications, caffeine/substance use/supplements, and medical conditions. Anxiety not tied to anything is referred to as generalized anxiety. Recommend seeing a doctor for eval to rule in/out anxiety vs medical conditions. A link about anxiety is attached
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