Dr. Oz: Memory Loss
Lori Ann said she is having trouble with her memory. She said she can’t remember where she parked her car, can’t remember her phone number and loses her keys all the time. She even said she tried to take ginkgo bilboa, but forgot to take that as well. Dr. Oz said she is having trouble storing memories and retrieving the memories.
Dr. Oz: Brain Training
Dr. Oz showed Lori Ann and the audience two pictures. The first picture was a picture of popcorn lined up in rows. He asked Lori Ann how many pieces of popcorn were in the picture. She said 30. The correct answer was 20.
The second picture was a picture of a bunch of colored clocks. Dr. Oz asked what time the red clock in the picture red. Lori Ann couldn’t remember at all. Someone in the audience yelled 8 p.m. and Dr. Oz said the person was right.
He said not to be discouraged if you got either of the questions wrong because it is possible to train your brain to store these types of information and details.
Dr. Oz: Retrieving Memory
Dr. Oz gave Lori Ann a pen and piece of paper and told her to write the alphabet backwards on the piece of paper. She said she had a very difficult time writing the alphabet backwards which led Dr. Oz to the clear conclusion Lori Ann was having trouble retrieving information from her brain that was already there.
Dr. Oz: Memory Problem – Too Much Technology
Dr. Oz said the number one reason we are losing our memories is from technology. It does everything for us. Studies have even proven too much computer usage affects a person memory.
Dr. Oz: Luminosity Brain Training
Dr. Oz recommended finding apps like the Luminosity Brain Trainer, a game which can help sharpen memory skills.
Dr. Oz: Memory Problem – Hormones
Dr. Oz the second reason many people are having trouble remembering things is because of hormones. Lori Ann said her mother started menopause pretty early, which can mess with the memory. He said to try his green drink recipe for memory.
Dr. Oz: Green Drink Recipe For Memory
- 2 cups Spinach
- 2 cups Cucumber
- 1 head Celery
- 1 teaspoon Ginger Root
- 1 bunch Parsley
- 2 Apples
- 1 Lime
- 1/2 Lemon
- Combine ingredients using a food processor or blender.
- Serve chilled.
Dr. Oz: Memory Problem – Weight Gain
Another woman, Kim, said she is the manager of a store and has been seeing her memory go slowly. Dr. Oz asked her is she had gained weight, and she said she had gained around 10 pounds over the past 5 years. Dr. Oz said weight gain has an effect on memory. He said if she was able to lose about 5 pounds, she would see her memory start to come back.
I am going to lose 40 pounds and see how much smarter I can get.