Neurology Cleveland TN

Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they're good at over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn't form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Dr.Khalid Rana
(423) 476-7575
2700 Westside Drive Northwest #200
Cleveland, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Skyridge Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Dr.Charles Han
1626 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.9, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

Data Provided by:
Cornelius J Mance, MD
(423) 877-1212
2051 Hamill Rd Ste 301B
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1973

Data Provided by:
Subroto Kundu
(423) 790-1529
2253 CHAMBLISS AVESUITE 405
Cleveland, TN
Specialty
Neurology

Jeffrey Theodore Harris, MD
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided by:
John Matthew Whitley, MD
(423) 314-8335
PO Box 417
Cohutta, GA
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided by:
Robert Clark Wood, MD
(406) 238-2346
4519 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp & Health Ctr, Billings, Mt; Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Mt
Group Practice: Deaconess Billings Clinic

Data Provided by:
Larry Gibson, MD
(423) 877-1212
2051 Hamill Rd Ste 301
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided by:
Steven D Graham MD
(615) 329-0100
2410 Patterson St
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Neurology

Data Provided by:
Joseph Barnet Green, MD
(901) 577-7373
1030 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1954

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

7 Ways to Save Your Brain

Provided by: 

A 2009 Mayo Clinic study found that of 1,300 people ages 70 to 89, those that had regularly engaged in mentally challenging activities, such as reading, playing games, and doing crafts, in their 50s and early 60s were 40 percent less likely to develop memory loss than those who hadn’t. Follow these simple steps to stay sharp as you age.

Hone your manual skills: Learn a new instrument, start quilting, build a model airplane, or get going on those carpentry projects you’ve been putting off. Such activities not only help promote hand and finger dexterity, they also foster the development of new neural connections.

Learn one new word every day: This engages the brain’s language centers, frontal lobe, and memory circuits. “It’s like aerobics for your brain,” says George Washington University Neurology Professor Richard Restak, MD.

Challenge your short-term memory: Although iPhones and BlackBerries may be convenient, they have one downside: They’ve robbed us of the need to commit things to memory. Do it anyway. Memorize your grocery list, your friends’ phone numbers, the US presidents in order, every state’s capital city. As the saying goes, if you don’t use it, you lose it.

Mix it up: Try a wide variety of mental games, from crossword puzzles to computer games. Experts say seniors tend to do what they’re good at—over and over again. While that may improve proficiency, it doesn’t form new neuronal connections or boost neurotransmitter production in the brain like new and diverse experiences do.

Be friendly: Engage in social activities as much as possible. Multiple studies have shown that living a solo life can vastly increase your risk of dementia. One recent Swedish study of 2,000 men and women found that people living alone at age 50 had twice the risk of developing dementia 21 years later than those who were living with a partner in middle age.

Shut the TV off: Research shows that those who watch minimal TV are as much as 50 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

Keep working: Resist the temptation to retire early. A recent British study of 382 men found a significant association between later retirement and later onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...