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The Only 4 Exercises You Need To Keep Your Brain Healthy

Aside from reducing dementia risk, regular exercise may help control brain activity, including emotional balance, problem solving, learning, organization, and memory, according to the CDC.

Actually, research published in 2020 in the journal Preventive Medicine1 indicated that the likelihood of cognitive deterioration is two times higher in the sedentary group compared to the active group. There may be a number of explanations for the strong correlation between mental acuity and physical fitness. According to Karishma Patwa, MD, a cardiologist at Manhattan Cardiology in New York City, one of the most important things that a healthy cardiovascular system can do for your brain is to improve blood flow and oxygen levels, decrease inflammation, and manage stress hormones. Read the article