Dr. Mirkin: exercise reduces dementia risk

14 Aug

You can find it here. Dr. Mirkin points out:

“Everything that helps to prevent heart attacks also helps protect you from losing your mind. Three more studies show that exercising, eating a healthful diet, and avoiding overweight, smoking and alcohol are all associated with lowered risk for dementia. Of these five healthful lifestyle components, exercise had the greatest effect on preserving memory and thinking.”

 

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