Along with other organs, the brain gradually begins to weaken with age, which can result in diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s as well as problems like dementia, memory loss, and cognitive decline. Even while we have little control over aging, we can adjust some aspects of our lifestyle to perhaps assist avoid certain problems.
Luke Coutinho, the co-founder of youcarelifestyle.com, took to Instagram and explained how people can take care of their brains and prevent certain health conditions.
“You may not be able to reverse your Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s but you can definitely slow down the neurodegenerative progression by strengthening your gray and white matter,” he posted.
Accordance to his post, the quality and rate of gray and white matter deterioration determine brain health. White matter enables communication to and from grey matter, which houses the majority of neuronal cells and processes information, emotions, senses, perception, and memory.
He advised making the following lifestyle modifications to preserve, enhance, and regenerate grey and white matter:
Practices of mindfulness and meditation
White and gray matter can be repaired thanks to a protein released by this process called BDNF.
Adequate omega 3s
Fatty fish, flaxseed, walnuts, avocados, chia seeds, pure ghee, coconut oil, whole eggs, and flaxseed oil are excellent sources of omega 3s. You can also take a high-quality supplement.
He recommended intermittent, dry, or circadian fasting.
Luke insisted on having sufficient rest, sleep, and healing.
Black tea, green tea, and black coffee of high grade
The specialist advised having green tea, black tea, and black coffee of high quality without creamers, white sugar, or artificial sweeteners.
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In addition to yoga, balance exercises, juggling, and other such hobbies, he also recommended solving puzzles, crosswords, and other memory games.