Does someone in your family have dementia, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer? Recent studies have revealed that physical activity preserves mental health throughout your life. When you exercise the muscles in your body release hormones that make new cells while getting rid of the hormones caused by stress. The brain actually slows down the aging process, maintains memory function, and lessens depression.

And no a casual walk in the park does not count as exercise. To get the full effect you must get that heart rate up for the doctor recommended 30 mins or more a day. The benefits of exercise on your brain can be seen from the moment you begin a routine. So no matter your age start fighting Dementia, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer with a daily workout.

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Exercise Slows Brain Aging by 10 Years