Ever misplaced your keys or forgotten a phone number? If you’re young, you probably didn’t think much about it. After all, you’re busy with a lot on your plate. You might even be surprised you don’t miss more.
But as we grow older, sometimes we stop and think about what that means. Have we started forgetting things as a normal part of the aging process? Or are we starting to experience major memory problems?
That’s why it’s important to understand the difference.
The brain is capable of producing new brain cells at any age. So significant memory loss is not inevitable as you grow older. But just as your muscles weaken if they aren’t used, you have to use your brain … or lose it. Your lifestyle, your habits, your daily activities all have a huge impact on healthy your brain stays. That means every day you should: [Read more…]