Tag Archives: senior health

Exergaming May Help Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

It is inevitable. As your brain ages, memory loss is more common and sometimes can become a precursor to dementia. Although there is no strong scientific evidence that Alzheimer’s can …

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Sitting is Bad for Your Brain

Did you know that people who meet the The American Heart Association’s recommended guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate – intense exercise each week – are still at risk of …

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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10 Minutes of Exercise Improves Brain Power

Do you often say that you don’t have time to exercise? A new study shows that just 10 minutes of exercise can improve your brain’s ability to problem solve and …

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Is Exercise Medication for Your Memory?

An updated guideline for mild cognitive impairment published in the December 27 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, recommends twice-weekly exercise to people with …

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Want to Slow Down Memory Loss? Exercise

It is inevitable. As your brain ages, memory loss is more common. Although there is no strong scientific evidence that Alzheimer’s can be prevented, a committee at the National Academies …

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Exercise Can Prevent Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, a new expert review published in the Nature Reviews Rheumatology reports. Researchers from the University of Surrey identified a crucial …

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Osteoporosis Affects Men Too

Although women are at greater risk, men can get osteoporosis as their bone and joint health decreases with age. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation: Up to one in four …

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Hormone Released During Exercise May Strengthen Bones

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin — a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise — in bone tissue in mice. In addition, systemic administration …

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