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Weight Training Boosts Brain Functions

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Physical exercise triggers the growth of both brain cells and new connections between them. Until now, aerobic exercise was the kind of exercise mostly studied. It is has been shown to boost cognitive functions and is associated with lower risks of developing Alzheimer’s Disease. A new study shows that weight training may also be protective. Continue reading

Exercise to Protect your Brain from Silent Strokes

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Silent strokes increase both the chances of a future major stroke and the risks of cognitive decline and dementia. It is thus good to learn that physical exercise may help protect the brain from silent strokes. Continue reading