How can I prevent memory loss?

Here are some supplements that may help with memory loss:

  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Phosphatidylserine (PS) is the most abundant phospholipid in the brain and plays a critical role in maintaining the structure and functionality of brain cells.
  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine is used for treatment of Alzheimers disease as it is known to increase cerebral blood flow.
  • DMAE: Eradicates brain toxins and clears neural pathways.
  • Ginkgo Biloba: An anti-oxidant that improves memory by increasing oxygen and circulation to the Brain.
  • L-Glutamic Acid, L-Glutamine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Tyrosine: These amino acids are considered a powerful brain fuel.

Avoid eating foods that contain artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, monosodium glutamate (MSG), preservatives and artificial colors. These chemicals can accumulate in the body and become toxic, causing brain damage and memory loss.

answered by K L

A good source of beta carotene available all year is Indian cow milk, if you are not allergic to it. Taking a glass of milk at bedtime is a good memory enhancer. If you wish to make it stronger, add 1/2 tsp of each aswagandha, perennail, jatamansi, vacha, shankhpushpi powders in 1 cup milk, 1 cup water and slow boil till 1 cup remains. When lookwarm, add a little sugar and cardamom and drink. All the herbs added  here are memory enhancers as well as add to cognitive ability. Mental alertness is also increased.

Memory loss in peri or post menopause condition  is often due to loss of calcium and magnesium from the body. Fresh green leafy vegetables will give plenty of magnesium and calcium.  Quick restoration can occur by use of coral calcium, taking 125 to 250 mg everyday licked in honey.

answered by S B

Memory loss can not only affect you, but will also affect the people associated with you.

  • Drink carrot juice or eat them raw, the beta carotene in carrots is a memory booster.
  • Eat eggs; lecithin present in eggs keeps the brain nerve cells healthy and helps improve memory.
  • Soak 3-4 almonds in water overnight and have it in the morning with the water on an empty stomach.
  • Other foods which help stimulating memory are pistachio nuts, spinach, oranges, milk, sweet potato, tapioca and okra.

Also to keep your memory sharp practice mental exercises like puzzles, remembering names, shopping list, recipes, songs or poems and then try to recall what you memorized.
Daily meditation for 10 minutes would also improve your mind concentration.
Use your memory more to keep it stronger and never get depressed by it.

answered by S P

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