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How To Improve Concentration For Your Exams

Exam season is here, and you have a whole semester’s worth of work to cram into 2 weeks, meaning a fortnight of library sessions, all-nighters, and copious amounts of coffee. You need as much focus and concentration as you can get. So how can you improve concentration levels?

 

How To Focus On Your Exams

Wanting, or needing, to study doesn’t mean that your brain is ready to stay totally focused on your work. With all the distractions of the digital age, it can be hard to block everything out. Here are a few tips to help you to focus and improve concentration levels.

  1. Prioritise Tasks — you can do anything, not everything
  2. Watch The Time — work with your inner body clock
  3. Take Breaks — give your brain a short, 5-10 minute break

 

How To Improve Concentration Naturally

It is as much about actively trying to stay focused as it is about your brain’s ability to concentrate. Your brain is a powerful tool that needs the right nutrients. That means eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water.

Supplements are a convenient way of making sure your brain is getting all the nutrients it needs. Here are 3 that are known to improve concentration.

Hocus Focus

When bogged down with exam stress, it can sometimes seem like you need a magic spell to snap you into action. Hocus Focus contains a potent formula of energy boosting B vitamins, cocoa extract, black pepper extract and grapeseed extract. Designed to not only boost energy metabolism but also improve mental focus and reduce feelings of tiredness and fatigue, Hocus Focus might just be your blessing in disguise this exam season.

 

Green Tea

Containing not only a healthy dose of polyphenols; the antioxidant compounds which help protect us against many diseases, but also 11mg of caffeine per serving, Green Tea is an ideal supplement to help increase mental alertness and concentration. If you feel like you’re constantly visiting the toilet during revision, our super strength capsules are the perfect solution, give them a try!

 

Caffeine

This is probably the most obvious of them all, we all know caffeine helps keep you awake, it’s a given. However, when you make a cup of coffee the amount of caffeine in each serving can vary significantly and it’s hard to control how much you’re drinking. A regular coffee can contain anywhere from 100-140mg per cup and instant coffee around 90mg. Our caffeine tablets contain 200mg of caffeine per tablet – about the same as two strong espresso’s; enough to keep you concentrated for up to 6 hours!

 

But remember, don’t ever use supplements as a replacement for sleep, while they can reduce feelings of fatigue, getting a proper nights sleep (ideally 8 hours) is invaluable.

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Roxanne Griggs

Roxanne Griggs

Public Health Nutritionist (ANutr)

Qualified, Public Health Nutritionist (ANutr).


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