The most effective method for patients with age-related memory loss is not supplements such as fish oil or herbs, but brain exercises like numerical and crossword puzzles.
Research by Canadian scientists on the CTV news network shows that some of the current treatments for senile dementia patients have very little effect.
Through a review of more than 30 studies involving 25,000 elderly memory-impaired patients, scientists at the St.Michael Hospital in Toronto found no evidence to suggest that the method of medical treatment of radicals This disease is remarkably effective.
In addition, herbal supplements such as foliage, B6 and Omega-3 fatty acids commonly prescribed to patients to improve memory function of the brain do not show any effect.
The researchers also found that the female hormone (estrogen), often considered to help slow the loss of age-related memory loss in women, actually increases the risk of memory loss and causes the beginning of this process.
Meanwhile, it is the brain exercises such as computerized training programs or activities to train memory and debate among individuals to bring the highest efficiency for patients.
Scientists conclude that only brainstorming, people can improve age-related dementia, so brain exercises are very important.
In order to match the capabilities of most people, scientists also recommend that instead of training the brain with computer programs, the elderly can play a game of finding crossword or solving sudoku numbers.
In addition, scientists at the University of British Columbia point out that losing weight and walking can help the brain improve memory. According to them, if investing a year to exercise the brain can keep the brain's aging process slowing for 2 years.