Tag: cognitive function

How exercise slows Parkinson’s progression

I’m struggling to manage my Parkinson’s disease. Because I’m having trouble controlling my movements, I’m not getting out much anymore. What can I do?

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Here’s why breast cancer patients should exercise

Chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer can sap your energy and drain your brain. But according to a new study, you can reverse those devastating side effects by taking a brisk walk - because [...]

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Exercise benefits Parkinson’s patients

A massive data review of 30 years of Parkinson’s research confirms what we already knew about exercise: Doing it regularly can improve a range of physical functions, prevent falls and improve [...]

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Dizzy spells linked to dementia

Research finds link between dizzy spells – a sign of a sudden blood pressure drop after standing – and dementia. Here’s how to level out your BP and keep the blood – and oxygen – flowing to your [...]

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Feeling older than you are increases dementia risk

A new study found that people who felt younger than their actual age stayed sharper, while those who felt older had a 30 percent increase in dementia risk.

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Video games help keep your mind and memory sharp

Pokemon Go has teens and adults alike getting more active than ever, searching the streets for virtual characters. But you’re not too old to be playing video games like this – because they might [...]

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Brain health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

As we age, we’re a little more likely to take it easy. We might get tired just a little more easily… and after all this time, it just seems like we shouldn’t have to work so HARD anymore. And [...]

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Exercise may be the key to preventing Alzheimer’s disease

Just over half of all men and almost two-thirds of women who hit 75 stop exercising altogether. But believe it or not, ditching exercise isn’t just bad for your waistline – it could be like [...]

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