There are many ways of keeping your brain and memory functioning as it should including; being vigilant with what you eat, dealing with stress and taking the correct supplements.
Ensuring you have enough protein is extremely important on a daily basis to keep your brain functioning properly. A lot of elderly people often don’t eat enough protein, nor do they bother to eat healthy food, especially when they live alone. This causes their brain to degenerate because of a lack of nutrients, especially Vitamin B..
Stress is extremely dangerous to the brain, especially prolonged and emotional stress. If extreme stress is part of your daily life we'd suggest that you tackle this as soon as possible. Yoga, Pilates and Meditation are particularly good as they help relax the mind as well as providing a great endorphin boost.
Whlst supplements can be a great addition to your overall health it's important you're taking the correct one to treat the specific concerns you have. Below are a list of our top 4 supplements you may wish to condider for boosting your memory and enhancing brain power.
Vinpocetine is a powerful memory enhancer, increasing blood circulation and oxygen in the brain. It's also known to increase alertness and concentration.
Huperzine is known for improving long term memory, nourishing the mind and promoting strong cognitive function.
So where do you start? Our suggestion is to pick a supplement which appeals to you. Keep at it for a month or so before adding anything new as ideally, you need to know if the supplement is actually having a positive impact on your memory and brain function before introducing anything new. If it's working then feel free to add in additional supplements as and when you feel necessary.