Brain damaging habits

Oct 7, 2018

Brain damaging habits

Brain damaging habits

Posted in : Prevention on by : Fatima
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Most Brain Damaging Habits

Surprisingly it might come as, to discover that most of us are not treating our brains as well as we should.  Based on most researches there are seven brain damaging habits that should be stopped immediately.

  • Covering your head while sleeping

It is said that not only it does this but also increases you chances of getting Alzheimer’s and dementia. This is due to the decrease in oxygen and the increase re-breathing of carbon dioxide when you covered your head and face while sleeping.

  • High Sugar consumption

Brain is the most severely affected organ by high sugar levels in human’s body. Sugar molecules bind to the dopamine receptors, creating addiction similar to heroin. You should have enough motivation to steer well clear of sugar from now on in your diets.

  • Take brain rest while physically ill

In a state of body illness, the best thing you can do is to rest your brain by slowing its work, eat well and slow down mental activities. So care about brain and give rest if you are physically not well.

    • Avoiding Breakfasts

Avoiding breakfasts after awakening makes a person weak who is already at low sugar level after a sleep. Starving the brain of essential nutrients and forcing it to run for a whole day or till a lunch meal.  The results will be impaired concentration poor memory imbalance emotions and fatigue.

  • Smoking

Smoking not only makes prenatal brain developments negatively. It is also creating brain controlled hormones imbalances Even more smoking leads to shrinkage of several brain areas.

  • Lacking in stimulating Brain thoughts

Thinking is the best way to keep your brain healthy and trained. Lacking in brain stimulation thoughts are going to cause brain shrinkage.  So keep thinking is the best way to keep brain in touch to be active and trained.



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