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Regular Walks Can Increase Brain Size, Study Says

By |February 19, 2014|Categories: Advice, Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Taking time out of your day for a walk has numerous benefits – preventing obesity, minimizing depression symptoms, and lowering blood pressure are just a few. New research says that regular walks may also help increase brain size and thereby, decrease the amount of aging in the brain.

Walking and Brain Size

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s and other cognitive diseases is growing rapidly. At a time when the number of Alzheimer’s patients is expected to triple by 2050, it is crucial to understand different ways to help improve our brain function and reduce the risk of these diseases.

Researcher Dr. Kirk Erickson[…]

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