Impact Of Stress And Tips To Improve Brain Health

An Octopus eats itself when it’s stressed. So really, I think l’m handling my own stress quite well.

Tara Wagner

Why Do We Feel Stressed?

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Stress is our body defense mechanism to deal with any challenging and emergency situation. Body produces large amount of hormones such as cortisol, epinephrine and norepinephrine to confront danger or situation. These hormones increase blood pressure, muscle preparedness, sweating and alertness. But this is individuals responsibility to manage this stress as per requirement then only stress can be leave a positive impact on body.

Stress related hormones such as Cortisol, Epinephrine and norepinephrine decrease normal body function such as digestion, immune system and sleep. Therefore it becomes important to manage our stress effectively.

In today world people are remaining under constant stress for prolonged period. This stress comes from work, financial burden, relationship or any other situation. In short any challenge to personal possession and well being causes stress.

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Types Of Stress

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Efficiency Of Human Brain

The human body is an interesting machine – with its proficiency outperformed distinctly by its multifaceted nature. In any case, the most unfathomable bit of gear is the part that rules everything – the human cerebrum or what we call Brain. With more than 100 billion neurons that associate and consolidate to make more than 1,000 trillion neurotransmitters, the human cerebrum contains more neural associations than there are stars in the universe.

While everybody is extraordinary, researchers gauge that a great many people are just utilizing around 10 percent of their cerebrum’s absolute limit. With such an integral asset continually available to us – it’s anything but difficult to overlook exactly how fragile, delicate and sensitive our minds can be.

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How To Improve Brain Health

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Food That Improve Brain Health

Turmeric: Is evident to reduce Alzheimer’s Disease. It activate genes to reduce inflammation, activates immune system and reduces brain cell damage.

Coffee: Research suggest if taken in limited amount coffee can increase brain health. Its blocks neurotransmitters such as adenosine which is responsible for anxiety, alterness and sleep. In turn it releases other brain chemicals such as dopamine and glutamate which energize your body and improve brain function. Coffee also helps in relieving migraines and headache.

Omega 3 fatty acid: Our brain is composed of 60% fat. Thus food containing Omega 3 fatty acid DHA such as fish can boost brain function and ward of depression.

Walnuts contain Omega 3 fatty acid DHA and Almonds contain Vitamin E which are evident to boost mental health.

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Other Ways to Improve Brain Health

Proper Sleep: Sleep heals damaged brain cells and improves body functions.

Exercise: Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle in quite vital for both mind and body. It helps to regulate brain function, digestion and immune function.

Give Yourself Alone Time:

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Emotional Well being is Important for Mental Health

“There are thousands of causes for stress, and one antidote to stress is self-expression. That’s what happens to me every day. My thoughts get off my chest, down my sleeves and onto my pad.”
– Garson Kanin

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