All Care Wellness

October 26, 2023

TIPS TO KEEP YOUR BRAIN YOUNG:

  1. Engage in exercise that improves blood flow 3x a week; 30 minutes per session, reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s by 50%.
  2. Engaging in mentally stimulating games, interactive learning, and various forms of social or physical activity can significantly benefit your overall well-being.
  3. Avoid poison. Smoking doubles the risk of developing dementia.
  4. Be social. A Harvard study showed that having 5 positive social ties decreases the rate of cognitive decline by 50%.
  5. Have purpose. Any cause; invest yourself, work on it.
  6. Relax. Practice meditation, and yoga, and take a leisurely walk.
  7. Partner with your doctor & your benefits provider, those who understand and actively practice lifestyle medicine.
  8. Protect your head. Think fall prevention. Build muscles.
  9. Focus on a Mediterranean diet or keto diet. 7-10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Incorporate olive oil into your meals.
  10. Have a positive outlook. It matters! Use positive emotional words. Even with plaques, symptoms are decreased.

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