Daily habits that might be harming your brain...

Daily habits that might be harming your brain

 Health & Lifestyle Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:08 PM, 18 June 2022  

Daily habits that might be harming your brain

Daily habits that might be harming your brain

Everything we do has an impact on our bodies, whether for the short or long term. It is important to be aware of specific habits that can harm the normal functioning of the brain and even damage its structure.

Some daily habits can be harming your health

Everything we do has an impact on our bodies, whether for the short or long term. It is important to be aware of specific habits that can harm the normal functioning of the brain and even damage its structure.

Brain cells
Several scientific studies have shown that everyday habits can damage our brain cells, and contribute to the development of degenerative diseases.

Skipping breakfast
You have probably heard the expression, "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," right? Well, it's true. After a night of fasting, the brain needs nutrients to function properly.

When you do not eat at the beginning of the day, the brain will use up its reserves and be forced to work harder to perform tasks. This can compromise concentration, cause memory loss, make you feel moody, and decrease your physical and intellectual performance.

Sedentary lifestyle
Lack of exercise can compromise the normal functioning of the brain in the long term. Physical activity facilitates learning, improves mood, and prevents memory loss and other age-related problems.

Drinking too much coffee
Caffeine inhibits a neurotransmitter that acts as a natural tranquilizer, causing insomnia.

The combination of diuretics and stimulants in the body causes the brain to overexert itself, which can trigger headaches. It can also generate restlessness, nervousness, irritability, and anxiety.

Aggression and stress
Stress causes a reduction in mental capacity and increases the risk of stroke and heart attack.

Enjoying a smoke
The nicotine found in cigs damages your brain by restricting blood flow and comprising the flow of glucose and oxygen.

Listening to loud music
Loud music can affect memory and learning, in addition to damaging brain cells. High decibels are linked to a slight loss of brain tissue, particularly with gray matter.

Sleep deprivation
Depriving yourself of sleep accelerates the death of brain cells, making you feel tired and irritable.

Eating too much fast food
According to a study by the University of Montreal, fat-rich junk food can alter brain chemicals, leading to symptoms associated with depression and anxiety.

Spending hours in front of the computer
This activity is harmful to mental health, as it compromises the brain's normal functioning.

Forcing the brain to work when you're sick
Working or studying hard while being sick is not recommended, as your energy should be concentrated towards healing the illness. Forcing the brain to work during this period can reduce its effectiveness and further weaken your immune system.

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