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How does your brain age?

by Sonia Chartier, on 11 September 2017, Memory and concentration
brain

The human brain reaches maturity at around 22 years of age. So in essence, we become adults in the legal sense before our grey matter does. Knowing this helps us understand certain behaviours a little better…

The catch: once that peak is reached, it doesn’t last long and it’s all downhill from there. Fortunately, it’s possible to avoid or at least slow the decline that could eventually turn us into angry old grumps.

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Remembering to improve your memory

by Sonia Chartier, on 23 August 2017, Memory and concentration
memory

Have a word on the tip of your tongue but can’t find it? Forgetting your keys a lot?

These “memory lapses” are an annoying but mostly harmless form of forgetfulness. Memory problems get worse with age—they often start in your forties—and increase when you experience strong emotions, fatigue or anxiety

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Memory problems: Have you forgotten something?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 March 2017, Memory and concentration
memory problems

Do you find yourself struggling to remember a certain name or experiencing a memory lapse at an inopportune moment?

Losing your keys, or forgetting why you’ve gone into a room? These things happen to us all, believe it or not, but they do tend to happen more as we get older – usually because we’re thinking about something else. ..

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Five ways to prevent memory loss

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 September 2016, Memory and concentration
memory loss

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Everyday we’re bombarded with a vast amount of new information–whether it’s in the news, social media, the radio, at work, etc. It is amazing how easily we can process and retain most of it!

Not surprisingly, our brain decides what information to keep (i.e. what it finds relevant) and what not to bother with, but unfortunately, sometimes our brain can’t be bother to keep any information at all!

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Menopause is playing tricks on your memory?

by Sonia Chartier, on 22 August 2016, Memory and concentration, Menopause, Women's Health
memory-loss

You can’t find your car keys, you forget your neighbour’s name, and by the time you open your mouth to speak, you’ve forgotten what you were going to say…

The blanks you’re drawing increasingly in your day-to-day life, which are accompanied by other premenopausal symptoms, may be irritating and embarrassing, but they’re completely normal.

Don’t let these memory lapses bring you down!

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