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Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten what you had come to do there? Or stared at a page for ages without taking in a single word? How about finding it impossible to learn a new number? Or wracking your brain to come up with a new idea? Don’t worry! It’s quite normal. But as you age, and the brain shrinks in volume, these incidents might become more frequent.
Your brain is your body’s master switch. If it’s not functioning at its best, several other parts of your body aren’t too. Brain function and mental health are typically governed by your innate metabolic personality or prakruti. In fact, your brain activity reflects your prakruti. For instance, in ‘light and quick’ people, the frontal executive system of the brain, which deals with attention switching, detecting errors, decision making, and emotional input, is more active than in ‘slow and steady’ people.