Do you almost always run on too little sleep? Do you have sleep problems or a sleep disorder? If so, your brain may be taking a toll: lack of sleep side effects include brain damage and problems with cognitive function.
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Memory Maximizer: Boost your processing speed for a better memory
Cognitive performance, including memory functioning, among older adults is closely linked with their speed of information processing (attending to and responding to incoming information), according to a study published in the February 2015 issue of Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. Slower pro-cessing in
Anticholinergic Drugs Side Effects Include Increased Risk for Dementia: Learn About These and Other Drugs That Cause Memory Loss
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