September 27, 2011

How worried should you be if you get more forgetful with age?


Exercise is the best defense, she says. ‘It can cut your risk of dementia by 50 per cent if you have MCI. Studies have shown that walking six or more miles a week can have this effect.’ And according to a study this month in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, exercise might even reverse MCI. Regular medical check-ups can also help.

Daily Mail (UK), John Naish, 9/27/11

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