Can everyday habits, products (coffee!) And strategies actually help your memory? Sometimes, yes," says P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, chief for Duke University's neurocognitive disorder program and MH brain health advisor, where he considers what popular memory products and strategies can help, most likely to help you at least
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1  Caffeine
A shot of espresso before an important meeting can help you bring up important facts, it is a stimulant that can improve certain types of memory.
Think of this as the opposite of a food coma. micals that protect memory networks.
These can help you concentrate and recall words – making you better at these puzzles, not remembering other things
Jamming means useful focus. Singing can be even better. Spoken and sung words use different paths; It's like having the backup phone.
Your brain is like a librarian at night, filing today's "books." Without it, Dr. Doraiswamy, "You can't make sense at the library the next day."
Glucose is the brain's preferred fuel, so a dose of sugar can improve your memory immediately. But it is fed just fine with a healthier fare. .
Omega-3 fatty acids in fish help build gray matter and improve the integrity of white matter. If it helps your memory? Not clear.
Cocoa  Memory improvement has been measured with 500 mg of cocoa extract in recent studies; its anti-inflammatory effect may be the reason, but it is only slightly likely to come to real help.
The trendy weed-derived ingredient may have calming effects, but it is unlikely to help (or damage) your memory.
This extract can help prevent dementia in the elderly, but there is no a proof that it improves a young person's memory.
Some argue that this herb can boost your memory and energy, but studies have not shown anything either, and it can cause health problems.