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12 Ways to Slow Mental Decline

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Get more sleep


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Drink green tea


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Exercise


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Control hypertension


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Play a video game


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Do mental exercises


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Take an aspirin


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Stop smoking


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Eat a low-carb, low-calorie diet


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Eat more berries


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Keep high blood pressure under control


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Strengthen your marriage


Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on HealthCentral.com, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.