Brain Health

Get to know your 'Brain'

The most powerful organ in your body, it weighs about three pounds and contains three following three parts,

- cerebrum:  involved in remembering, thinking, and feeling,  also controls movement.

- cerebellum: controls body coordination and balance.

- brain stem: connects the brain to the spinal cord, controls automatic functions such as breathing, digestion and heart rate.


Brain Fact: expert estimates that your brian processed 60,000-80,000 thoughts each day. To learn more about Brain, check out  Inside The Brain
















According to Mayo Clinic, Dementia is a term used to describe symptoms that are affecting your memory and could severely interfere with your daily life.

There are many possible causes and different symptoms, there are risks factors and complications associated with this condition. 

How to Prevent Dementia?

There are a lot of research papers, videos, speeches regarding this popular topic. Our Focus in WIKI15  is to find WAYS to Prevent or Reverse Cognitive Deteruiration effectively. There is no decisive evidence or cure for Dementia, but there are steps we can do that might help, Following are the Topics that we are going to explore and provide you the HOW-TO information.


  • Exercise Your Mind
  • Physically Active
  • Healthy Diet
  • Supplements, especially Vitamin C, D, and B-Complex
  • Healthy Weight
  • Lower High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
  • Mental Health
  • Good-quality Sleep
  • Stop Smoking, Drink less Alcohol
  • Social Connection

References:

https://healthybrains.org/brain-facts/

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers/brain_tour

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-alzheimers/brain_tour_part_2

https://www.cdc.gov/aging/publications/features/dementia-not-normal-aging.html

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dementia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352013

https://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/types-dementia

https://www.alzheimers.gov/alzheimers-dementias/what-is-dementia

https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/brain-and-nerves/dementia/prevention.html