Physical exercise has many benefits for your body, and can even have a positive effect on your mind. As we grow older, it’s important to keep our brains and bodies limber to improve our quality of life. Watch this short video with Dr. Sanjay Gupta to learn more.
Studies have shown that activities like walking can actually improve your brain function. After as little as six months of walking, study participants showed improvement in memory, attention, and decision-making skills. Even for people with the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s and other memory impairment issues benefited from physical and mental exercise. Scientists previously believed that the brain could only deteriorate, but these studies are proving that it is possible to maintain and improve brain function.
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