Our brain is the most important organ in our body which is actually the control centre of all our functions and activities, which we all know but how much attention do we pay for good functioning of our brain?
Here are 10 common habits are you didn’t know, are harming your brain:
1. No Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. it is the meal that we start our day with. People who do not have breakfast or have insufficient or unhealthy breakfast are likely to suffer lower levels of brain functioning.
Overeating or unhealthy eating causes hardening of the brain arteries leading to decrease in mental power.
Smoking causes brain tissues to shrink and can lead to Alzheimer’s diesase.
4. High sugar consumption
High levels of sugar in blood causes interruption in the absorption of nutrients and proteins and interferes with its development.
5. Air Pollution
Brain is the largest consumer of oxygen in our body. Lack of oxygen in pure air can lead to decreased brain efficiency.
6. Sleep Deprivation
Sleep allows our brain to rest which is important for its functioning. Lack of sleep will lead to early death of brain cells.
7. Inappropriate way of sleeping
Covering head while sleeping causes higher concentration of carbon dioxide which means lesser oxygen reaching the brain.
8. Excess working of brain
working too hard or studying during sickness can hrm your brain. Proper rest is essential.
9. Lack of stimulating thoughts
Thinking is the best exercise for our brain. Lack of stimulating thoughts or ideas can cause early disfunctioning of brain.
10. Lesser interaction
Intellectual conversations are always healthy for the brain.