The switch to Daylight Saving Time in spring causes a shift in circadian rhythm and the effects aren't dissimilar to being sleep deprived or slightly drunk!
Can boomers stay mentally sharp
and keep our brains healthy as we grow older?
Pillars of Brain Health & Fitness
The pillars of brain health and fitness lay the foundation for brain function - how well the brain actually works. They are the key elements of how you live your life ... your lifestyle habits and health risk factors ... and they are the key influencers of brain and mental aging.
The six pillars are nutrition, physical exercise, mental stimulation, sleep, stress management, and brain drains (health risk factors). Their combined effect on the brain determine how well it will work, and for how long.
Restoring brain function and avoiding mental decline is a matter of balance. You simply need to counteract the forces that cause your brain to age with those that nourish, protect and renew it.
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