14 Tips To Get Rid Of A Foggy Brain
Lately, I just don’t feel like the usual energizer bunny!
I have been feeling sluggish because of the smoke. I am more tired than usual. I seem to have a foggy brain and I have a hard time completing my days! How about you?
I had to think and meditate about it to find solutions. I like being sharp and active but because of all the fires around us that brings smoke, I have realized that I haven’t been doing many outdoor activities. I usually ride my road and mountain bikes a lot but this summer I haven’t done many kilometers on either of them:(
So, to eliminate my foggy brain, I have realized that I must enjoy more indoor activities, yikes! I need to use indoor cardio equipment to break a sweat. I need to remind myself that this is only temporary, again!
If you are feeling like me, here are some solutions for us:
- Increase your intake of vitamin D until the sunshine comes back to normal.
- HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH VITAMIN D? by Nature’s Fare Markets
- Reduce your time watching TV, the computer or your smart phone. Instead, increase your physical activities. Use some of my videos here.
- Find indoor activities such as badminton, pickle ball, volleyball, gym, indoor swimming, etc.
- Indoor Activity List by Dublin California
- Sip on a green tea. You can also drink it cold by adding ice cubes.
- Add green powder such as Moringa to your drinks or smoothies. Buy it at your favorite Natural Food Store.
- What is Moringa? by Medical News Today
- Spice your food with curcumin.
- Add supplements to your diet such as DHA (fish oil) and vitamin B complex.
- Choose healthy foods and stay away from alcohol and sugar (they will make you sleepier).
- Go to bed early and hit the 7-8 hours sleep that your body needs.
- Eliminate stress and think positive thoughts.
- 10 Tools to Develop a Positive Attitude by Abstract Fitness
- Add healthy fats to your daily diet such as 1/4 avocado or a handful of almonds.
- Get a List of Healthy Fats by Abstract Fitness
- Practice intermittent fasting.
- Intermittent Fasting 101 — The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide by Healthline
- Add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet.
- Play some brain games such as puzzles, sudoku, memory games, etc.
- 7 Free Brain Games You Haven’t Tried Before by The Healthy
If the problem persist, don’t hesitate to visit your healthcare provider. Sluggishness and having a constant foggy brain can also be caused by health conditions such as thyroid problems, anemia, hormone changes, depression, heavy metal exposure, gluten intolerance or other food allergies.
Read more here:
- 5 Ways to Beat Brain Fog by Parsley Health Blog
- Struggling With Brain Fog? Here’s How to Clear Your Head by Real Simple
- How to Avoid Memory Problems
- 6 tricks to keep your mind sharp and healthy
- 13 Brain Exercises to Help Keep You Mentally Sharp from Healthline.com