15% of Alzheimer’s Cases Avoidable thru Exercise

April 4, 2013

Wow!  It’s no secret that exercise is good for us, but a study just completed in Canada concludes that 1 out of 7 Alzheimer’s cases could be avoided if the patient engages in regular exercise.  It does not take much exercise either.  Just 30 minutes a day, which can be broken down into smaller chunks, like 10 minutes each.  And it does not have to be very rigorous either.

Another report shows that Alzheimer’s and dementia has become the nation’s most costly medical condition.  Other diseases may be more deadly, but the costs of care for dementia patients approaches $200 billion/year.

See the full article here.

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