Menopause Brain: 6 Ways to Clear the Fog

Simple strategies for staying sharp (7 Photos)

Robert Barnett on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:52PM

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Menopause Brain: 6 Ways to Clear the Fog

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Work out your mind

Crossword puzzles and chess will keep your mind sharp—right? Maybe not. If you do a puzzle every day and you’re really good at it, it’s probably not the kind of task required to give your mind a workout. As we age, we need to challenge our brains with both new and hard stuff, write the authors of The Menopause Book. Learning to play a musical instrument, mastering a new language—or even finding a tougher chess opponent—might qualify.

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