Tag Archives: exercise

Exercise more, eat a healthy diet and stop smoking to slash your risk of deadly dementia

Dementia is NOT inevitable: World Health Organization says exercising, eating healthy, quitting smoking and cutting back on alcohol can slash your risk of the disorder Dementia affects around 50million people and this could rise to 152m by 2050 Scientists have called for more work on treatments to stop Alzheimer’s disease In its report the WHO… Read More »

This Five-Minute Breathing Exercise Can Boost Brain and Heart Health

The way you breathe has a significant impact on your health, and various breathing exercises have been shown to improve your health and well-being in a number of ways. Most recently, researchers have found inspiratory muscle strength training — a technique that strengthens your respiratory musculature — can improve cardiovascular health, as well as cognitive… Read More »

How exercise may protect against Alzheimer's

Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: “feel-good” hormones that boost mood. Now there’s evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study co-led by Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, a researcher at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and… Read More »