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Dr K K Aggarwal

Some tips from HCFI.

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  1. Achieve and maintain a healthy weight for your height.
  2. Exercise regularly.
  3. Eat a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
  4. Limit sodium intake to under 2,300 milligrams a day (one teaspoon of salt), and get plenty of potassium (at least 4,700 mg per day) from fruits and vegetables.
  5. Drink alcohol in moderation, if at all.
  6. Reduce stress.
  7. Monitor your blood pressure regularly, and work with your doctor to keep it in a healthy range.

Tips to keep your memory sharp

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• Manage your stress, especially pressures of deadlines and petty arguments.

• Manage anxiety by deep breathing, meditation, yoga; adopt a mindful approach to living.

• Get a good night’s sleep. Many drugs used to treat insomnia can also impair memory.

• If you need a sleeping medicine, it should be used in the lowest dose for the shortest period of time.

• Get up at the same time in the morning every day.

• If you smoke, quit.

• If you do not drink alcohol, do not start.

• Alcohol makes it difficult to perform short term memory tasks such as memorizing list.

• Protect your brain from injury as repeated minor head trauma can cause brain damage. Wear seat belt when riding in motor vehicle. Wear helmet while driving or riding motorcycle.