Exercise and Brain Health part 3

Exercise is an amazing thing. Studies keep coming out that discover new ways that exercise benefits our bodies, and more recently, our minds.

Exercise will keep our brain healthy. Exercise will improve brain function. Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, which results in more oxygen to the brain. Increased oxygen to the brain perks you up and increases alertness. The main purpose of yawning is to increase oxygen in the brain. Continue reading Exercise and Brain Health part 3

How Exercise Affects The Brain

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Is there anything that exercise doesn’t positively affect in our bodies?

It seems like researchers keep discovering new ways that exercise affects, and helps, our bodies.

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer’s Research Center recently looked into whether exercise can reduce the chances for dementia as we age. Continue reading How Exercise Affects The Brain

The Effects of Exercise on the Brain

Exercise has been shown to have a plethora of health benefits. It has been proven to reduce the risks of heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, decrease the onset and progression of osteo-arthritis, and so on.

Physical activity can also benefit the brain, which has been the subject of many studies within the past 10 years.

A new study was just released from Michigan State University that found that children who have attention hyperactivity deficit disorder (ADHD) get better grades with only a few minutes of exercise per day. The study, published in the current issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, shows how children with ADHD can better drown out distractions and focus better after doing physical activity. Continue reading The Effects of Exercise on the Brain