5 Brain Exercises To Strengthen Your Mind with Nisha Andrea Raj

Andrea and Tanisha will be demonstrating five brain exercises that individuals can perform on a daily basis.

by Deborah Yaw

A national health survey showed that 8.5% of Malaysians aged above 60 have dementia, with Alzheimer’s being the most common.

Some myths surrounding dementia is that it is a normal part of ageing for everybody and that it is a disease on its own. However, this is not true as dementia is a general term to describe symptoms of impairment, communication and thinking.

In conjunction with World Alzheimer’s Month in September, our Homage Web Series will be focusing on the topic of dementia, which we hope will benefit persons with dementia (PWD) and caregivers alike.

Andrea and Tanisha will be talking about 5 brain exercises that individuals can perform on a daily basis to help slow down the progression of the condition.

[1:13] #1 Finger Bends | [2:13] #2 Thumb-pinky Finger Drill | [3:03] #3 Two At A Time | [3:45] #4 Going The Right Way | [4:48] #5 Fast Fingers | [5:23] Other alternatives to exercise your brain using your fingers 

Full transcript: here

Terminology:

  • synapse: a structure that permits a nerve cell to pass an electrical or chemical signal to the next.
  • neuron: cells that transmit information to other cells.
  • receptors: chemical structures that receive and transduce signals.

Disclaimer: This information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional health advice. To seek further medical advice for your medical condition, do consult your doctor, therapist or go to the nearest health institution to get assistance. This video only represents the speaker’s view on the topic with regard to dementia.

#dementia #Alzheimer’s


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Deborah Yaw
Deborah believes that everyone has a story worth telling. Has a serious appreciation for good movies, music and spicy food.
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