Exercising your body is important for your health but cognitive exercises are also crucial for keeping your mind sharp and preventing memory loss. While there are plenty of intense ways to exercise your brain, there are also countless fun, sociable, meditative and pleasant activities that can help you mentally sharp.
Those times when you scurried around the house looking for your misplaced keys or scratched your head in front of the refrigerator for a minute without knowing what you were there for don’t happen by accident. No, you don’t have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. No, you aren’t losing your mind. Instead, you may be experiencing something called brain fog.
It’s so frustrating to begin speaking only to forget what you were about to say. Or maybe you keep misplacing your purse or keys and end up running around frantically searching for them while you try to avoid being late for an appointment. And what was that new neighbor’s name again? Unfortunately, there is no quick fix when it comes to brain fog. To get rid of brain fog, you can’t just treat the symptom. Instead, you have to address the root cause.