Women are multitasking. Most of them are able to handle tasks at one period. While handling piles of tasks altogether, they may forget another and it can continuously happens. For those who run jobs and take care of the family at the same time, this situation may be familiar. However, is it normal to be forgetfulness? When is the time to be more concern of this symptom and to consult with doctor?
Is It Normal?
Being forgetful is said to be normal as healthy people can experience as much as 30 times memory disorder in a week. Common types of this case is being forgetful of ‘why am I going this way?’ ‘where did I put my glass of water just now?’ neurologist agree that this kind of short term memory loss is because humans are easily distracted. One might forget a phone call she has to make after dealing with cranky kids or one might forget certain term in the middle of conversation. Multitasking women face this circumstance quite often.
What Are The Causes?
As previously stated, distraction is the most cause of short term memory loss. The more we are engaged to one-way communication such as TV and internet or dadu online the more we have things to see and check, the more likely we forget things around. Besides, the brain automatically erases simple things occurred in the past, such as we put the TV remote on the table few hours ago. When women start aging, the declining level of hormones also makes forgetfulness becomes worse.
When We Have To Concern More?
Go consult with medical care providers when you find significant memory loss. Before it actually happens, there are things we can do to keep our memories. Eat nutritious food to feed the brain and to keep the hormones work in balance. Foods which are rich of vitamin B and folate are beneficial for the nerves. Healthy lifestyle is important to keep the memory sharp. Be physically active by exercising. You can also try dancing, gardening, or cooking. Train your brain by working puzzles, riddles, or coloring. Avoid stress, sleep well, and manage your task piles. Those contribute to memory loss if poorly organized. Set a stress-free environment or if it is not possible, train yourself to keep calm, learn technic to reduce the stress level. To avoid stress from busy routines, short down activities and list your priorities. Those may help your memory sharp longer.