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8 Natural Ways to Boost Your Memory

8 Natural Ways to Boost Your Memory

Have trouble remembering important things? Boost your memory with these simple and natural ways...
PsycholoGenie Staff
Last Updated: Aug 21, 2018
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For a strong memory one has to be physically and mentally fit at all times. It is not only almonds that improve your memory power! Here are some lifestyle based techniques to improve your memory in a natural way.
Daily Habits
Don’t overload yourself
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In the hustle-bustle of today’s world, mental ability of the human brain is depleting slowly. So, to boost up your memory, avoid multiple tasking and be patient with each and every task you perform, letting your brain register your actions.
Try Mnemonic Devices
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To recall important stuff, have a habit of using Memory and Mnemonic devices such as Acronyms, Rhymes or Visuals.
Eating Habits
Chyawanprash
Studies have shown that consumption of Chyawanprash regularly for 15 days, results in better cognitive functioning of the brain, thus enhancing the memory power of an individual.
Coffee
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This is a good news for you! Yes, coffee intake does help in memory boosting. Thank the antioxidants and caffeine present in coffee that improve the memory of the human brain.
Also remember, coffee intake has to be limited to 4 cups a day!
Exercises
Meditation
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Only a few minutes of meditation can greatly help improve memory. Meditation stimulates the long term and short term memory storage centers namely Hippocampus and frontal brain lobe, which have far-reaching benefits for the human brain.
Learn new things
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The human brain has the ability to reshape itself, forming new neural pathways for upcoming things, which in turn helps the person learn new things. Learning a language, a sport or any musical instrument extensively helps improve the mental capacity of the brain.
Natural Remedies
Nuts
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5-6 Almonds daily or regular intake of walnuts help a great deal in improving or strengthening your memory. Also 10 grams of Cashew nuts with honey twice a day will certainly boost the memory power.
Herbs
Herbs like Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Vidarikand and Amla significantly help to boost recollection capacity of the brain. Don't exhaust your efforts searching for these herbs separately, as they are clubbed into a nutritive jam like Chyawanprash. Also, sniffing rosemary increases the memory power by 75%, which plays a vital role in enhancing the mental ability.
You need to be emotionally balanced to retain maximum memory power. Ghrelin, a hormone that boosts hunger, also help memory boost, surging blood flow in the brain, resulting in increased brain activity. This hormone also helps the brain to easily remember visuals. So, being hungry indirectly helps in enhancing the power of the brain!
The mental ability of the human brain has no limit to retainment capacity. Moreover memory boosting can be done by people of all ages!
Alexander the Great could remember the names of his 30,000 soldiers! This fact proves that the remembrance capacity of the brain is colossal.