Always contact and consult with your GP first, if you have any concerns about your memory. Some specialists recommend dietary supplements. Please seek advice from your GP first.
1. Stay Active as Possible
Research suggests that even a leisurely 30 minute walk a day, may reduce the risk of certain illnesses. It will also boost your overall health and happiness.
2. Create a Network of Support
Seeking help and encouragement from friends, family, health care experts and support groups can improve your outlook and your health.
3. Eat for a Healthy Heart
Eat nutritious foods. Heart disease and stroke share many of the same risk factors as dementia, such as high LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), low HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol), and high blood pressure.
4. Have Fun and Socialise
Laughing, playing and enjoying yourself are great ways to reduce stress and worry. Seeing friends and being sociable is also believed to be helpful, if you develop memory loss.
5. Relax and Reduce Stress
Stress is a major contributor to high blood pressure and heart disease so it’s helpful to learn and practice a few relaxation and quick stress-reducing techniques.
6. Drink More Water
Some specialists recommend drinking more water to keep your body and mind working well. It can help prevent infection, aid sleep and prevent falls.
7. Sleep Well
Sleep deprivation and stress are thought to affect the proper functioning of the brain cells, so get enough rest and avoid stressful activities.