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Exercise Counteracts Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Regular physical activity may correct the brain’s metabolism to stave off dementia

If you carried a gene that doubled your likelihood of getting Alzheimer's disease, would you want to know? What if there was a simple lifestyle change that virtually abolished that elevated risk? People with a gene known as APOE e4 have a higher risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Exercise does a lot of wonderful things for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s. ¬†Unfortunately, you have to do it.

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