(KTSF by Jo Wan)
The Chinese Community Health Resource Center held a medical workshop in San Francisco on memory loss. Registered dieticain Yvonne Liang said memory loss is a problem that affects most people to a degree regardless of age. Some common things that can cause memory loss include medications, alcohol, tobacco, drug use, sleep deprivation, depression and stress, nutritional deficiency and head injury .
Linag said short term memory loss can be treated througt diet. One example is increasing one’s intake of vitamin B12, which can be found in eggs, milk and meat products. Exercise and using memory brain games can also help improve memory .
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