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5 Bad Habits that Could Lead to Memory Loss At Old Age

No one desires to suffer from a condition that makes him or her have memory loss at old age. This is why you should be mindful of your habits right from a young age. The problem now is that a lot of people don't even know about these problems that could lead to memory loss at an old age.

So in article, I am going to be talking about 5 bad habits that could lead to memory loss at old age.

1. Smoking

Smoking has a lot of side effects to the body. One of which includes it's dangerous side effect to the brain health. Smoking also has an effect in making a person to suffer from dementia. According to research, it causes shrinkage of the brain making a person to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or dementia at old age.

2. Excess intake of alcohol

Normally alcohol is recommended to take in small quantities. It actually has a lot of advantages to the body when taken in small quantities but when we overdose alcohol, it actually takes a toll on your health.

Sometimes it even has some long term effects such as making you suffer from Dementia at old age. When you are young, this side effect doesn't start showing until you start to take it in excess.

3. Poor dieting

Poor dieting is another causal factor to memory loss. Research shows that taking the wrong diet takes a serious toll on your heart and even brain health.

Just like some foods helps in promoting better brain health, some also cause degeneration of brain health. All you have to do is be careful of the type of foods you eat.

4. Not having enough sleep

Not having the proper number of hours to sleep might also become a side effect as the brain really needs rest in order to work perfectly.

5. Listening to loud music

Listening to loud music overtime has been proven to really cause shrinkage of brain cells. Although more research needs to be made on this, it doesn't hurt to reduce the level of music you listen to.

Source: On health.com

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