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Exercise can reduce risk of Alzheimer's

 

Last updated 8/11/2021 at 10:11am



Can we do this? Exercise twice a week for 10 minutes each time to prevent Alzheimer's disease? Of course we can.

Researchers examined the records and followed the progress of 250,000 patients who had mild cognitive impairment. They concluded that moderate physical activity more than once a week reduced the risk of Alzheimer's disease by 18%.

We need to do more for our brain health than work the daily crossword puzzle or brush up on our chess skills. Physical exercise protects the brain, too, per the study. The key is that it should be moderate to vigorous exercise.

According to the Harvard...



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