Neurology Hanford CA

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.

H James Jones
(559) 587-0441
804 W 7th St
Hanford, CA
Specialty
Neurology

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Yao Liu, MD
440 Greenfield Ave Ste D
Hanford, CA
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Szechwan Med Coll, Chengtu, China
Graduation Year: 1985

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Mythili Sundaresan, MD
(559) 686-0800
880 E Merritt Ave Ste 101
Tulare, CA
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Madurai Med Coll, Madurai Univ, Madurai, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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Khadija S Rashid
(559) 684-8156
943 N Gem St
Tulare, CA
Specialty
Neurology

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Michael Baker, Md
(559) 583-0118
1457 BAILEY DRA MEDICAL CORP
Hanford, CA
Specialty
Neurology
Associated Hospitals
State Of California - Department Of Mental Health

Michael Nobles Baker, MD
(559) 583-0118
1457 Bailey St
Hanford, CA
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1977

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Rohini J Joshi
(559) 584-7800
440 Greenfield Ave
Hanford, CA
Specialty
Neurology

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Mythili Sundaresan
(559) 686-0800
880 E Merritt Ave
Tulare, CA
Specialty
Neurology

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Yao Liu, Md
(559) 584-1972
440 N GREENFIELD AVE F
Hanford, CA
Specialty
Neurology
Associated Hospitals
Yao Liu Md Inc

J Ronald Rich, MD
(310) 315-3404
2811 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA
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Bay Neurosurgical Group
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Neurology

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7 Ways to Save Your Brain

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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.

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