Four Habits That May Be Affecting Your Brain Health | 4Beta Naija
A number of everyday habits ranging from skipping a morning work to those numerous bedtime snacks can have a serious impact on your brain health. Here are the common habits that may be speeding the decline of your brain health. You Drink Too Much As far as your brain is concerned, there's a big difference between enjoying a glass of wine with dinner and consuming a lot of bottles. A study conducted in 2012 at Rutgers University used rats to model "moderate to heavy drinking" defined as a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent. The production of nerve cells in the brain's hippocampus (the region involved in certain types of learning) of the drunk rodents dropped by almost 40 percent. In the long term this type of behavior could have an adverse effect on learning and memory. Failing To Care For Your Heart Heart health is directly connected to brain health. You usually know what's good for your heart is good for your brain. If your heart is stressed and strained and your brain is not getting