It is normal to forget things from time to time. Memory loss is normal as we age. But if poor memory is frequent, it can reduce the school performance and quality of life. Poor memory may be normal or indicate a disease a disease condition.
Forgetting information learned earlier
Confusion regarding time and place
Language and communication problem
Difficulty in solving problems
Trauma to head
Side effect to certain medications like anti-depressants, anti-anxiety medications etc.
Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption
Disease like Alzheimer’s disease
Family history of diseases like Alzheimer’s
Psychological factors like stress, depression and anxiety
Use of certain medications for anxiety, hypertension etc.
Recreational drug usage
Eat a well-balanced and nutrient rich diet
Practice meditation and yoga
Quit smoking and alcohol
Sleep on time
With the help of medhya rasayan like brahmi, shankhapushpi, vacha; ayurvedic nervine tonics and panchkarma therapies like shirodhara, thalam along with diet, meditation and yoga sessions, poor memory can be efficiently managed.