A new literature review shows evidence that exercise helps with both the physical and cognitive symptoms of dementia.
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I’m a huge supporter of Daniel Leiberman’s theory that humans look and move the way we do because of endurance running. As we evolved, there was a point when we began benefitting from running and therefore adapted traits that helped us run more efficiently, which led to us to become very efficient endurance runners. 540 more words
In case you missed my post introducing this series on brain health, click here for the scoop. Read on to learn about some brain basics in preparation for the rest of this series where I’ll write about brain health and degeneration, how it relates to autoimmunity, and ideas on how to pursue brain healing. 939 more words
Your brain is no different than rest of the muscles in your body- you either use it or you lose it. You utilize the gym to stimulate the growth of muscle cells, just as you use a brain fitness program to increase connections in your brain. 481 more words
“14-Day Brain Workout!” is the title of an insert by Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D., to the National Geographic Complete Guide to Brain Fitness. I’ve replaced the “!” with a “?” because I am completely perplexed by the word “Day” in the title. 711 more words