I have to share this by Dr. Mercola. Many of you who know me know that I lost my wife of 50 years to Alzheimer's, and recently lost a brother-in-law to Alzheimer's also. I want to urge everyone reading this to please take care of your brain!
"Dementia and Alzheimer's have become so common that you may be unconsciously accepting these conditions as a natural part of aging, unfortunate family genes or both. The truth is, you can positively influence your brain. The actions suggested below will help ensure your mind remains sharp and resilient for many years to come.
I encourage you to choose one of the suggestions and begin acting on it today. Making just one change can make a big difference in your brain health. Take care of your brain and it will take care of you."
Even though your brain affects everything you do, you probably don't give it — literally — much thought. Clever pun aside, how often do you actually consider what your brain may need to stay healthy? Given the fact your brain impacts all aspects of your life — from happiness and health, to relationships and rest — it's important you understand how to take care of it.
While aging and genes have some effect, they may not have the final word about the fate of your brain. Your brain's lifelong neuroplasticity enables you to have continual influence over its health based on how you eat, sleep, exercise, express yourself, manage stress and more. The actions, attitudes and thoughts you have today, as well as the daily lifestyle choices you make, all play a meaningful role in your brain's health.
With more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer's disease and as many as 16 million expected to suffer with it by 2050,1 brain care is not a subject you can afford to ignore. Start today by reviewing the following 10 actions you can take daily to positively impact the health of your brain.
Read more about it here: articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/03/01/daily-activities-for-brain-health.aspx?utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20180301Z2&et_cid=DM189259&et_rid=229197454
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