I will discuss many tips on how to improve memory and keep your brain sharp. The habit of memorizing and keeping certain types of information in mind is different from one person to another. This means that the following steps to improve memory also vary in effectiveness from one person to another.
Best Herbs and Vitamin for Memory Improvement
Carrots and nuts
Carrots and nuts, are just a few foods rich in antioxidants, naturally you can also take supplements. In addition, a Green tea is great antioxidants source, and is very beneficial for your overall body health.
Vitamin E is the primary antioxidant found in all tissues. Low vitamin E levels are consistently associated with an increased risk and occurrence of neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. In a study of patients with Alzheimer's, treatment with 2000 IU of vitamin E per day for 2 years was beneficial in delaying the primary outcome (time to the occurrence of death, institutionalization, loss of ability to perform activities of daily living, and severe dementia) of disease progression.
Green tea, as well as many other herbs for memory improvement, such as ginkgo biloba, contains significant amounts of antioxidants. Ginkgo biloba contains more than 40 active substances, but the flavonoids and the terpenoids, which are the antioxidants, seem to be responsible for most of the effects. The antioxidants prevent brain from aging and improve the immune system.
Ginkgo biloba extract is an approved treatment for dementia in Germany, and it is the only nonprescription substance considered a treatment for dementia in Canada. Ginkgo biloba is one extract readily available. It enhances mental efficiency in elderly patients with mild to moderate memory impairment.
It is also shown to improve cognitive function in patients with dementia, to enhance blood flow to the brain, enhances cognitive performance in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Further it is said to enhance memory in young individuals.
Memory Improvement Exercises
When you learn some new piece of information, try reciting it aloud so that you can memorize the information quickly and store it in your brain. Reciting it aloud for about 3-5 times will help remembering things better.
Association is a great memory improvement technique. If you want to memorize a piece of information, and then associate it with anything that you feel is relevant. Association helps in timely and accurate recollection.
This is a technique that is usually used by students for memorizing and recalling lengthy and difficult definitions and formulas. Cutting a lengthy sentence into a much easy to remember acronym can make it easy to remember that piece of information. You can also use mnemonic techniques (using rhymes, song, and alliteration) to memorize things.
Improve Memory Naturally
• Ensure to exercise regularly, especially cardiovascular exercises. Exercising improved blood flow thus maintaining a healthy brain.
• Do not take stress. Keep stress at bay by practicing yoga or deep breathing exercises.
• Keep your mind healthy and stimulated with challenging activities such as puzzles, learning a new language or learning to play a musical instrument.
• Maintain social networks.
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