• Debbie Flannery, M.Ed.

One Year Into a Pandemic: Pull Yourself Out of the Fog



Have you been noticing any of these affects of "Pandemic Lockdown"?


"Brain Fog" affecting your ability to think?

Feeling out of sync?

Lack of quality sleep?

Chronic stress?

Poor nutrition?

Dehydration?

Lack of exercise?

Lack of a regular routine?


"Brain Fog"

Research suggests that one in seven adults between the ages of 18-39, and one in four adults older than 39 will experience some short term memory loss. Many people noticed this during the Pandemic lockdown. If this is affecting you, here's some things you can do. Exercise your brain more often, learn more about brain exercise here.


Feeling out of Sync due to lack of sleep

Lack of quality sleep can interfere with how well your brain functions. Your body needs around 8 hours of sleep per night. Without sleep, your brain can become fatigued, which leads to poor concentration. Learn how you can improve your sleep habits here.


Stress

Chronic stress can increase blood pressure, weaken immune system and trigger depression. Here are some techniques to lower your stress.


Poor Nutrition

A lack of protein, fruits and veggies, healthy fats and vitamin B-12 in your diet can play a role. Start getting better nutrition daily with this "Easy Button".


Dehydration

It's important to stay hydrated so that your body doesn't lose essential levels of sodium and electrolytes, which can alter memory and attention. Overcome dehydration with this simple process.


Lack of Exercise

"Move it or Lose it" Neurodegenerative disorders, such as mild cognitive decline and Alzheimer's are prevalent in sedentary populations. Click here for options to get started on your exercise routine.


Lack of a Regular Routine - The brain works like a clock. It likes to keep time. So, it works much better with a regular wake and sleep cycle, regular meals. Click here to learn more.


Contact Debbie Flannery to get on your path to better health at 906-774-5833 or debraflannery@att.net

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