• Manage your stress, especially deadline pressure and petty arguments.
  • The biggest stress is an ongoing sense of extreme anxiety. This can be managed by deep breathing, meditation, yoga and by mindful approach to living.
  • Get a good night’s sleep. The most common reason for poor sleep is difficulty in falling asleep and staying asleep. Many drugs used to treat insomnia can also impair memory.
  • If you need a sleeping medicine, it should be used in the lowest dose and for the shortest period of time.
  • Get up at the same time in the morning.
  • If you smoke, quit.
  • If you do not drink, do not start.
  • Alcohol makes it difficult to perform short-term memory tasks such as memorizing a list. It also induces vitamin B1 deficiency, which can cause dementia.
  • Protect your brain from injury as repeated minor head trauma can cause brain damage.
  • Wear seat belt when riding in a motor vehicle.
  • Wear helmet while driving or riding a motorcycle.