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Can Exercise Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk?

Exercise may help to keep the brain robust in people who have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to an inspiring new study. The findings suggests that even moderate amounts of physical activity may help to slow the progression of one of the most dreaded diseases of aging.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Diabetes is known to cause brain shrinkage, and exercise is very effective for reducing elevated blood-sugar levels. Since 26% of Americans over age 65 have diabetes, the best recommendation should be constant exercise after age 65.

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