Do you always feel like you’re forgetting things? Names, where you parked, why you walked in the kitchen in the first place! Well, there are some things you may be doing that is ruining your memory.
First, make sure you get enough sleep. A lack of sleep can reduce your ability to learn new things.
Multitasking can ruin our memories – if our attention is scattered, we’re more likely to forget.
A lack of exercise means a lack of blood flow to the brain, and an increase in high blood pressure and cholesterol, which also have been linked to memory loss.
Too much alcohol also can damage brain cells, and smoking cuts the oxygen to your brain, which can lead to less functions in the brain.
And finally, make sure you’re eating the right foods – those that boost your brain, like leafy vegetables, fatty fish, berries, tea, coffee, and walnuts.
Make these changes, and you’ll remember where you left your car keys!
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