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10 Minutes of Exercise May Significantly Increase Mental Function

10 Minutes of Exercise May Significantly Increase Mental Function

It seems like every day a new study comes out reporting on the health benefits of exercise. Indeed, current scientific research outlines many benefits that come from exercising. A recent study published in Neuropsychologica is no different. Its findings purport that 10 minutes of aerobic exercise can improve brain function. The study followed a group
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Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Over 5.5 million U.S. citizens have Alzheimer’s. That number will continue to rise in the coming decades. Early detection leads to intervention that can delay or reduce the effects of the disease. Research has shown that the processes that lead to Alzheimer’s begin 10-20 years before symptoms become evident. Research into early indicators is ongoing.
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Tips for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Tips for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the single greatest source of injuries in older adults. These falls can lead to several health complications. Because of this, it’s important to try to prevent falls. Below are some tips for preventing them in older adults. Run a safety assessment of the home. There are quite a few hazards that can increase
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Don’t Ignore These Potential Cancer Symptoms

Don’t Ignore These Potential Cancer Symptoms

Oftentimes, cancer will cause bodily symptoms. These symptoms are signals that something could be wrong. People do ignore these signs though. This can lead to a late diagnosis. Below are some symptoms that people should not ignore. Trouble swallowing: Having occasional trouble isn’t worrisome. But, if someone is having trouble often, that can be a
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Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Habits such as smoking and not exercising are known to have the potential to trigger a cardiovascular event. Below, you will see other, less known, risk factors. • Cold weather: Colder conditions cause the blood vessels to narrow. This causes the heart to have to work harder to pump blood. • Asthma: Severe asthma can
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