Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Disease

November 10, 2014

White matter tracts enable communication between areas of the brain, but like the rest of the body, they decline with age. However, research suggests that staying active may help to preserve the integrity of these tracts. “It suggests that the physiological effect of sitting too much, even if you still exercise at the end of the day for half an hour, will have a detrimental effect on your brain.”

Here is the link to the entire article:

Physical Activity Keeps White Matter in Shape

As always,

Be well,

Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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