Dementia is known when brain function occurs from diseases. Dementia makes it difficult to recall things and to function properly. Dementia causes memory loss along with behavioral changes. Specifically with decisions, language and mood swings. Dementia risks are more common in elders, specifically those who are 60 years of age, and older. The older you get, the more your brain function starts to decrease.
Dementia symptoms can be incoherent speaking, memory loss, sudden change in moods, inability to focus or pay attention, inability to reason, and hallucinations. Signs of dementia will tend to come from lack of remembering things. Not just simple things, like forgetting to put the milk in the refrigerator. Forgetting people, or honestly not remembering something that was said, or happen minutes ago. Sometimes those struggling with dementia will confuse people with others. Other diseases can contribute to dementia. Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, pick’s disease, progressive supra-nuclear palsy, and infections to the brain can cause dementia.
Most people confuse Alzheimer’s with dementia. However, dementia is caused from diseases. Alzheimer’s disease, is the leading disease that causes dementia. I’ll show ways you can prevent dementia. As we age, we’re all likely to develop dementia. Our brain health is important to us.
Get more omega-3 into your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids play a vital role in cognitive function. Your brain is made up of 60% fats. You’ll find that the brain is made up of 25-30% of DHA fats. DHA found in omega-3, are fats your brain requires. DHA can play a role in improving memory, along with protecting your brain. DHA will prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia. Fish oils contain the highest amount of omega-3.
- Exercise your brain. Just exercising alone, like running, jogging for example, can increase oxygen to your brain. Work out your brain. Do crossword puzzles, that provides activity that your brain needs. Read and learn a lot. Do activities that for your brain to be active.
- Get more minerals and vitamins into your diet. Not just dieting, but avoid smoking and drinking. Smoking reduces oxygen to your brain. Alcohol kills brain cells. It kills quite a few of them. You want to eliminate both, or drink alcohol moderately. Getting vitamin E into your diet can contribute to slowing down free radicals in the body. Green tea helps get rid of free radicals as well. A lot of minerals, like iron, potassium, magnesium contribute to supporting brain health. Vitamins and minerals contribute to reducing your risk of dementia. Vitamin supplements are recommended. Specifically vitamin C and E contribute to reducing dementia risks.
- Avoid stress in your life. Stress effects you mentally. It takes a lot out of you physically and mentally. Stress can be avoided by removing yourself from stressful situations. Stress, anxiety, and depression increase dementia risks. Actually a lot of what you eat can contribute to your mood. Omega-3, green tea, chamomile tea, and gingko can all help reduce aggressive behavior and help reduces depression.
- Find love and peace in the world. That might sound cliche, but happiness can contribute to better health. Why not put all your worries aside, and find something beautiful and meaningful in your life? There really isn’t much of a reason to be unhappy in life. Most problems are expanded by our exaggerations, where we make them bigger than what they are. Did you ever ask yourself why you are unhappy? You might find there really isn’t as many reasons as you think. Maybe you’ve never really reached out and grabbed the things you’ve really wanted in life. That explains why you’re not enjoying life more. You can have everything you want, just reach out and grab it.Mental health problems come as we age. It’s a part of life. Bringing more positive energy, love, and peace into your life will help protect your cognitive health. When your mind starts to slip, so does your life.
Via : Ehow