Loss of concentration has become a great problem in today’s children. With all the new technology being invented day by day. They are more moving towards the electronic gadgets and games. They start playing with these gadgets and devices at very little age. also, they use devices like calculator and computers to do their work. This kind of devices does not let them use their brain. This is making them dumber day by day. Children have stopped going to outside world and play. Going and playing outside makes them healthy and smart in many ways. So in this article, we are going to talk about how to cure the problems related to concentration.
The problem of losing concentration is becoming a serious problem. This has led to the more usage of chemical drugs like piracetam, modafinil etc. but these drugs are not in the reach of common people. There are many side effects of these drugs like they stop working after sometimes. Also, our body becomes addicted to them and it becomes difficult for us to get rid of them.
But there is another solution to get over this problem other than the chemical solution.
First, let us talk about the causes of losing our concentration
- Tiredness can be a cause of the concentration problems because our body needs rest. If we work continuously without taking rest, then our brain starts to lose the concentration. If this behaviour is repeated, then it may become a permanent problem for us.
- Mental stress can also be a cause for the concentration problem. When our brain is under too much stress our nervous system starts to make stress calls and this can be one of the reasons that we do not work so efficiently under stress.
- Loss of concentration can also be caused by the pregnant woman due to the change of hormones and also to the woman having their periods.
- ADHD stands for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is the condition when we experience prolonged loss of concentration and other brain disorders.
- Prolonged use of electronic and smart devices for gaming and fun purposes can make our brain dull. It damages our ability to understand and react to a situation and solving it.
These were some causes that can result in concentration problems. No, we will talk about the solution to these problems both home and herbal solution. Chemical solutions can have side effects on our body. Using them for a long time can result in side effects to other parts of the body.
Here are some solutions that can be done at home to overcome problems related to concentration:
Healthy diet plan
By healthy diet plan, I meant that we should not be completely dependent on the fast food. Because of our life style we have become more dependent on the fast food. Most of us do not eat the healthy food and vegetables. Various food items can help to regain your concentration. Various food items like berries, nuts, green vegetables, fish oils, coconut oil have a positive effect on our brain. These food items are rich in essential nutrients and minerals that boost your brain.
Apart from these refined sugar is a very bad thing for your brain. It has a bad effect on your attention power, ability to learn etc. eliminating sugar from your diet is always a good thing for your brain.
Regular exercise/ yoga
Regular exercise is always needed to keep your body fit. That goes with the brain also. when you exercise your oxygen intake goes up and your body uses the maximum oxygen from the blood. the brain also gets more oxygen and blood. it helps cells repair themselves. We become more attentive and feel alive. This helps nervous system to refresh and makes our brain healthy.
Another option is doing yoga daily. Yoga has been proved to be very effective against the disease of the brain and also other body parts. Yoga has been in use in ancient Ayurveda for a long time. There are various yoga asana that can help your brain become strong.
One should do yoga only under a certified trainer.
Less use of gadgets
The more use of smart gadgets for our entertainment purposes and even small work has made us dumb. Because of the gadgets, we stop using our brain. This makes our brain to lose the ability to think proficiently. Playing games and watching movies whole day can make our brain loos eth power to concentrate on work. So to avoid this one should use the gadgets only when needed.
Caffeine is a substance that is loved by our brain. Caffeine can help us and also make the problem worse. When caffeine is taken in small amounts it can help our brain to work efficiently and improve the health of the brain. But caffeine is also addictive in nature. When we start taking large amounts of caffeine than our brain also becomes addictive to it and stops and loses the ability to work without caffeine. So caffeine should be used in only small amounts.
These were some home remedies for the improving concentration. Apart from these, there are many natural herbs that are very useful for our brain. There are supplements that are available in the market that contains extracts from these herbs. These herbal supplements have no side effects on your body and are easily available to you in the market.
Here are herbal supplements for concentration:
Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest found trees in the world. It is natively found in China. Ginkgo biloba is also good herb and helps our body in various disease. Mainly it helps our brain and nervous system.
Ginkgo biloba mainly boosts the oxygen flow to our body and brain. More oxygen to the brain means more efficient working of the brain. Its extracts are available in the market. It also cools down our nervous system and helps in regeneration of brain cells.
Regular intake f ginkgo biloba is very helpful for our brain.
Acetyl L – Carnitine is a very good booster for our brain. Acetyl – l carnitine is an amino acid that helps our brain to concentrate and keep the brain cells healthy. it acts like a magic on our ability to concentrate on things. It also helps in the cases of increasing age memory loss problem in adults and also for the people who have lost their ability to concentrate because of increased use of electronic gadgets.
Acetyl L – carnitine is a major part of many brain booster supplements. But one should take these supplements only on the prescription of a doctor.
DMAE is also another brain booster that helps to reduce the symptoms of ADHD. ADHD blocks the production of enzymes that are necessary for our nervous system. DMAE helps these enzymes to reach the brain by reducing g the effects of ADHD. This also helps to improve our nervous system and brain health. It is also effective in increasing the health of the patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
L-theanine is a natural brain booster. L-theanine helps you to gain natural concentration power immediately after use. L-theanine is found in green tea and is extracted from that. Taking L-theanine combining with coffee helps to improve the brain powers effectively. It also helps to improve the attention powers of the brain and helps you to concentrate on the work more efficient.
Kava kava is an herb that is found in the south pacific islands. It has been in the use as a medicine for a long time. Mainly the root of the plant is used in making of the medicine. kava does not work directly on the brain but it helps to cool down our nervous system and brain muscles. It also helps the brain to overcome the stress and anxiety issues. Kava kava also helps to overcome the problem of depression. In this way, it helps our brain to regain the concentration powers.
One thing to note is that one should not take kava supplements with alcohol.
Ginseng is a true magic herb. Ginseng is used for various purposes apart from the brain related problems. Ginseng is found in China in Asia. It is a widely used herb that is used to overcome the problems of depression and anxiety in patients. It also increases the blood flow to the brain. It helps to improve your memory and concentration by keeping our brain nerves calm and cool.
Chamomile is a tea that is extracted from its plant. It helps to reduce stress and depression in people. Drinking chamomile tea helps the brain to repair itself and relax. It also helps in the symptoms ADHD. It also one of the safest herbal drug used to treat brain disorders.
These were some herbal supplements that can be used to increase concentration abilities of your brain. One plus point of these drugs is that when these supplements are combined with the above given home solutions they work more effectively and give positive results.
One thing to remember is that one should not use the chemical drugs without the prescription of doctor. And if the problem persists then they should go to a professional neurologist.