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Exercise Can Help Increase Size Of The Brain’s Hippocampus

Researchers have shown that moderate aerobic exercise is able to improve memory. The research focused on older individuals that already had atrophy of the hippocampus, the structure of the brain associated with all types of the formation of memory.[1] A hundred and twenty sedentary older individuals not having dementia were randomly put in 1 of… Read More »

Exercise More To Reduce Effect Of Salt On Blood Pressure

According to research, the more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. Restricting sodium is especially important for reducing blood pressure in more sedentary individuals and physical activity should be increases as well as reducing sodium consumption. [1] Researchers compared individuals’ blood pressure on 2 one… Read More »

More On Exercise

We have recently told you that moderate exercise reduces the risk of having a stroke. Here is something about exercise that was recently reported. A study in a well respected medical journal looked at almost 1,000 people who had been hospitalized with a stroke. Those who had been physically active (defined as walking at least… Read More »