Our bodies are a complex thing. In many cases, we take our bodies for granted. If you have ADD, you probably have a hard time focusing or concentrating on a task for long periods of time. People with ADD get bored quickly, and this can have a detrimental effect on much of our lives.

For anybody, not just people who have ADD, nutrition is very important. Our bodies need Vitamins, minerals and nutrients to function properly, and when we don’t feed our bodies these things, it can have devastating effects on our memories and bodies.

Invest in a Multivitamin

Not a day should go by that you don’t take a multivitamin. Your diet is probably not perfect, and a multivitamin can help make up for any vitamin deficiencies. They’re relatively cheap to buy, easy to find in any drug store or health food store, and they can be the difference between high-energy days and low.

Sleep Deprivation

Our memories are affected by lack of oxygen, lack of carbon dioxide and how rested we are. If you’re having a hard time concentrating or staying focused on a task, you might want to have a look at your sleeping patterns. Lack of sleep can adversely affect your memory. You should be getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night. Anything else is unhealthy.

Exercise

Believe it or not, exercise can help your memory. Like I mentioned above, a lack of oxygen can affect your memory. Therefore, it only stands to reason that by boosting your oxygen flow, and supporting your nervous system with regular exercise, that your memory will reap the benefits.

Herbal Remedies

Herbal remedies are tricky. They can be expensive, and to date, not a whole lot of research has been done on a lot of herbs. However, in some cases, these herbal remedies may help you improve your memory and focus.

Just a few of them are:

  • Rosemary
  • Ginseng
  • Panax Ginseng
  • Gotu Cola

Before you buy any of these herbs, you should consult a physician, especially if you suffer from a health condition, such as high blood pressure, kidney problems or heart disease.

Regular exercise, a proper diet and a healthy dose of sleep each and every night can dramatically improve your memory and focus. The mind and the body are inextricably linked. One can’t be healthy without the other.

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