Keep Decay at Bay

You Can’t Beat Bacopa

Bacopa monnieri is a medicine made from the herb of the same name. it’s popular in traditional herbal medicine-it shows up in Ayurveda,for example.

Commonly prescribed by natural healers for brain function,bacopa monnieri has been found to improve thinking skills and memory in people who are experiencing a decline as well as those who are completely healthy.

Researchers have typically studied a dosage of about 300 milligrams a day: one thing to note is that you have to take it regularly to notice a benefit,to take it regularly to notice a benefit.In studies,volunteers typically take it for four to six weeks to gain benefits.

Take it with food,by the way: Some research suggests in c an cause an uspet stomach.

Best Get Some B Vitamins

Specifically: folate,vitamin B12,and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine),According to Dr.Michael Greger,M.D., of Nutrition Facts your body needs the vitamins to menage levels of an amino acid called homocysteine.

Many are familiar with the way homocysteine can harm the heart. Dr.Greger is concerned with what it can do to the brain: People with genetic mutations that lead to high levels of the amino acid  suffer brain damage: even slightly elevated levels can increase the risk of Alzhemier’s disease. Getting enough of these B vitamins seems to tame homocysteine and preserve brain volume(brain atrophy is a key part of demantia).You can get them from a well-rounded diet-or consider a B-complex supplement.

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