Coverage from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017
Exercise Top Lifestyle Factor for Alzheimer’s Prevention?
Exercise is relatively inexpensive and is almost universally accessible, “Anyone can exercise, even those who have disabilities.”
Exercise does not have the side effects associated with some medications,”No one has ever had a side effect from eating a salad or running an extra 30 minutes.”
Of all lifestyle interventions aimed at preventing dementia, there seems to be more evidence for physical activity, possibly because it more directly affects cerebral blood flow.
If you add bioidentical hormone replacement to regular exercise and add a healthy diet, I believe that you can drastically reduce your Alzheimer’s risk.
My father lived with Alzheimer’s disease for 10 years. Changing my lifestyle and diet to try and prevent or postpone my own development has been a strong motivating factor for me.