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Jog Your Memory: The Effects of Exercise on the Brain

l. Jog Your Memory Hr The Effects of Exercise on the Brain Depression is related to low levels of certain neurotransmitters Ilike: Brain begins losing nerve tissue at: 30 Serotonin Norepinephrine YEARS OLD Low levels in the brain linked with depression Affects attention and responding actions Brain After Sitting Quietly Brain After 20 Minutes of Running Benefits of Exercise on the Brain: Reduces Insulin resistance Stimulate the release Reduces Inflammation and survival of new blood vessels in the brain Contributes to cognitive decline, greater than other known causes of Correlates with aspects of memory decline Vascular Dementia can be caused by damage of blood vessels in the brain Alzheimer's disease British Journal of Sports Medicine Study Deterioration of the hippocampus is common in Alzheimer's disease Hippocampus is the center of the brain responsible for: Learning Memory 86 Women 70 - 80 years old with probable MCI (Mild cognitive impairment) = 1 Woman Took Part in Aerobic Training For a period of: JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE 6 Months Su M T W Th F Sa Twice-weekly Result Increased hippocampal volume Our memories make us who we are. Although exercising does not guarantee you won't develop a memory related illness, research shows that it does have a positive effect on your brain Sources: Brought To You By: In Partnership With: PMIR GHERGICH&Co. Pain Management and Injury Relief Medical Center

Jog Your Memory: The Effects of Exercise on the Brain

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We all know that exercise has wide range of benefits, but did you know that it can actually help your brain? has created an infographic entitled “Jog Your Memory: The Effect...




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