cognitive function


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A condition that affects all ages and which is characterised by confusion, decreased clarity of thought, and forgetfulness. It can lead to minor depression and, per some, crime and delinquency. Despite its frequency, it is not regarded as a 'real’ condition
Aetiology BF can be triggered by physical, psychological and per some, biochemical and spiritual factors including, allegedly, adrenal exhaustion, food and chemical reactions, nutritional deficiencies, stress, depression, or denial
Management Proper sleep hygiene, counselling, meditation, good diet, exercise

cognitive function

Neurology Any mental process that involves symbolic operations–eg, perception, memory, creation of imagery, and thinking; CFs encompasses awareness and capacity for judgment.
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However, analyses of a considerable body of research examining the effects of acute bouts of exercise on cognitive function have indicated that overall there is a small positive effect (Chang et al., 2012).
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On the contrary, running increased cognitive function in the male athletes (23).
During the 19 years of follow-up visits, the average decline in cognitive function for diabetic patients was 19 percent greater than in patients without diabetes.
It is well known that hypertension affects cerebral cognitive function subtly without leading to severe outcomes.
The following cognitive function tests were adopted in this study.
These findings suggest that the amount of activity may be more important than the type of activity in improving cognitive function, since all the study groups participated in some form of activity for 60 minutes per day, 3 days per week, for 12 weeks, said Deborah E.
The report stated, "Neurobright enabled aging animals to have memory and learning function like younger animals." He continued saying, "...some prescription drugs will improve cognitive function, but not once in my 25-year tenure, have test subjects improved so dramatically from a safe and natural product."
"Rather than attributing impaired decision-making to age alone, approaches that assess an individual's strategic learning ability and cognitive function can improve our understanding of decision-making capacity at all ages and between genders," said Sandra Timmermann, Ed.D., director of the MetLife Mature Market Institute, in a statement.
Smoking has already been linked to lung cancer and COPD, but now researchers from King's College London have discovered that smoking can also impair cognitive function. In a study published in the journal(http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/11/20/ageing.afs166.short?rss=1) Age and Ageing , researchers discovered that cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure, high body mass index and high cholesterol, can impact your cognitive function later in life.
NEW YORK -- Regular consumption of dietary cocoa flavanols may improve cognitive function in elderly subjects with early memory decline, a new study has found.
Research from the University of Erlangen in Germany, published in the journal BMC Medicine, showed that a series of everyday games, puzzles and tasks was able to postpone decline in cognitive function in dementia patients and in their ability to carry out everyday activities for at least a year.

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