Health Tip: Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp
(HealthDay News) -- Though you can't always ward off memory problems, studies have shown there are things you can do to help keep your mind sharp.
The Cleveland Clinic offers these suggestions:
Go back to school. Continuing education has been shown to delay dementia.
Maintain a healthy diet. Eat foods that are rich in antioxidants and olive oil.
Train your memory. Formal memory training has been shown to improve learning and retention.
Play board games or play a musical instrument.
Manage your risk of cardiovascular disease, such as by taking steps to lower high blood pressure.
- Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
July 25, 2014
- Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
July 14, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.