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This Exercise Could Prevent Dementia

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Dementia has become more and more prevalent in recent years. According to recent statistics, 1 out of 3 seniors dies from Alzheimer’s or some other form of Dementia. This illness can truly lead to heartache which is why many people do everything they can to keep their brains healthy.

If you are one of these people then the best thing you can try is to do this one exercise and transform your brain function today.

To understand this exercise it is important to realize that the nervous system and the rest of the body are naturally incredibly connected. For the most part, if your nervous system is not functioning properly you will also feel the effects of that on your physical body. This is because even lifting your hand requires your nervous system to send the right signals to the rest of your body.

This is how a simple physical exercise could be the key to improving your cognitive abilities. The exercise we are referring to is squats.

Squats are a great exercise because they can actually target a great number of muscles easily. Due to the nature of this exercise blood is also pumped through the body and overall health is increased. However, there is something else about this exercise that many people don’t realize. Because of the high-intensity nature of performing squats, protective neurochemicals are produced. These can help protect your brain and keep it healthy even as you age.
This is why this exercise is now considered one of the best tools for fending off dementia.