6 Easy Ways to Beat Brain Fog, Ward Off Alzheimer’s & More
Article originally written by Cameron Jones for First for Women. Article snippet and preview below.
Brain fog and age-related memory lapses can be bothersome to deal with. However, there are some simple ways to put a stop to them. From tried-and-true to brand-new, these six quick memory boosters really work to naturally increase your brain power.
This pennies-a-day supplement wards off Alzheimer’s.
Lithium is commonly prescribed for mood disorders. Now, new research out of Canada’s McGill University has found that microdoses of the supplement — 400 times lower than doses used for serious psychiatric conditions — can stop the buildup of brain plaques that trigger Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders, without side effects. Plus, it can restore some lost brain function. “Low-dose lithium may be the key intervention to prevent cognitive decline,” says psychiatrist James Greenblatt, MD, who suggests 5 mg. to 20 mg. of lithium orotate daily.