In the last several decades, we’ve increasingly understood that chronic inflammation plays a major negative role in our health, contributing to the risk of developing diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and dementia.
People with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease can benefit significantly from a six-month aerobic training program. Aerobic exercise helps improve brain glucose metabolism and executive function, in addition to increasing cardiorespiratory fitness.
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There has long been a suspected link between neurological diseases and brain damage. Given the immediate symptoms of a head injury include several symptoms such as confusion and memory loss which are also observed in those affected by dementia, it does seem likely that the two share neurological underpinnings. Those who incur a head injury may exhibit such symptoms temporarily, or permanently, depending on the severity of the brain injury (Graff-Radford, 2019).
Now, research from the professional sports world may be helping to reveal and clarify the specific interactions between these two associated conditions.
A recent review found a link between yoga’s movements, meditation and breathing practices and an increase in the size of key brain areas.
Though it sounds like a slogan, it’s absolutely true: It’s never too late to start working on brain health.
A new analysis method shows the brain regulates its signals using glutamate in more ways than previously thought.
Yoga practitioners were also found to fare better on mental performance tests, the study team observed.
Yoga Therapist and Brain Longevity Specialist Amy Di Lillo, C-IAYT, E-RYT, YACEP will be hosting a three-part Brain Longevity Series covering the 4 Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention®. The lectures will be held once a month in the Cohasset Elder Affairs building, starting January 13th located at Willcutt Commons: 91 Sohier Street, Cohasset, Massachusetts.