You’ve heard that memory as well as the ability to think and process information quickly diminishes with age. Many of us experience glitches of failed memory, and accept these as a normal sign of aging.
However there are things we can do to improve memory and cognitive ability now, and keep our brain sharp as we age.
Studies show balance and posture exercise actually improves memory and reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s. In fact, research has shown that those who exercise regularly have up to a 40% lower risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the easy tips…
Investing time in a self-help program like 7 Steps to StrongPosture will help you to connect mind and body by requiring focused, controlled motion in a progressive routine that builds over several weeks to address balance, alignment and motion.
“In addition to improving function, regular balance exercise can show otherwise invisible changes in postural stability. Strengthening balance may also help the cognitive and memory breakdown shown to go along with balance problems in aging populations.” Dr. Steven Weiniger, posture expert.
Article by Renee North for Best Self.
Dr. Steven Weiniger
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