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Improving Your Memory with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By December 24, 2012

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Brain fog/fibro fog can really do a number on your memory. Beyond being frustrating and embarrassing, a poor memory can make it hard to do your job or even function on a basic level, depending on how bad it is.

However, you don't have to just play the hand you're dealt. Illness may have taken away some of your cognitive abilities, but more and more, research is showing that brain function can be restored - even in neuro-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

Esther Heerema, my colleague over at the About.com Alzheimer's site, has compiled several memory-improving practices into one short article that's easy to understand:

To get a better idea of what's going on in your brain, see:


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December 29, 2012 at 1:59 am
(1) Kim-A-Kazi says:

Our brains are also muscles and can be exercised like a muscle. I do cross word puzzles and I have this book, with large colored pages where you have to find the differences between two similar photo’s . As you go through the book the puzzles become more advanced. What is geat about these types of puzzles are, you use many parts of your brain, depth, color, and more to locate the differences. I believe these types of puzzles are so important to helping to keep our brains healthier. You can have fun while doing it too. Games like puzzles, crossword, word finds, concentration and even scrabble and clue can help exercise your brain. Reading is a great way to keep our brains healthy. Try ” The Secret She Hid in the Night” by Kim L. Valente. A great book with lots of twists & turns and it is the perfect length, ot too long, not too short, Available @ LuLu.com – Barnes & Noble.com @Amazon.com Happy New Year All !!

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