Exercise May Slow Brain Shrinkage

Exercise May Slow Brain Shrinkage

There are 3 comments on the KHBS story from Jul 15, 2008, titled Exercise May Slow Brain Shrinkage. In it, KHBS reports that:

Getting a lot of exercise may help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease, a preliminary study suggests.

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cktirumalai

Washington, DC

#1 Jul 15, 2008
The first rule of Hippocrates for doctors is, "Do no harm (to the patient)". I have never heard that exercise did any harm, except under the wrong conditions or in excess; it is a very good idea to incorporate it into one's daily life, even if no definitive correlation between it and the brain shrinkage of Alzheimer's can be established at present. Exercise can prevent or alleviate many conditions, including mild depression.
Dummy

Fort Worth, TX

#2 Jul 15, 2008
uh, what did you say?

“Not all crack is bad.”

Since: May 08

Dallas

#3 Jul 15, 2008
I wonder if it also prevents other types of shrinkage.

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