Can Exercise Delay or Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this video, Larry King interviews guest Dr. John Ratey about whether or not exercise can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

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The two discuss an international study that found three factors that could help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease: being at an optimal weight, continuing to learn throughout a person’s life, and exercise.

It’s thought that regular exercise can stall the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease for up to 10 years and maybe even prevent it from developing in the first place.

Read about 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease here. 

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