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Mind Your Muscle

Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s and many children of Alzheimer’s patients fear a genetic link. It is hard to do nothing proactive to prevent the onset of the disease. Burying your head in the sand is one option. Another is to tap into the benefits of exercise. Research studies claim that exercise is more beneficial than cross word puzzles.

The benefits of exercise help with overall health. Since some diseases are associated with higher risk factors for Alzheimer’s, it is wise to take care of yourself. In most cases exercise manages all body systems.

Here is what exercise will do for you:
Since Alzheimer’s disease process begins decades before it manifests, exercising throughout life can if not prevent it, at least postpone the disease or keep it in more manageable stages. You will have a healthier set point and a much better life quality.

Turn stress into strength!

For more information on caregiving read my book, Changing Habits: The Caregivers' Total Workout. To listen to archived radio shows with guest experts visit Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show

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