Just 12 minutes of daily yoga for two months improved cognition among people with memory disorders in a study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Other stress relievers include aerobic exercise, listening to mellow music, meditating or praying, and writing in a journal.
Recent studies at the University of NC Hospitals and Duke University show yoga reduces stress and also provide significant improvements for those with illnesses such as arthritis, back pain, cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, etc. It has even been shown to help breast cancer and menopausal patients find relief from symptoms.
• increases flexibility through stretching
• improves posture
• massages all internal organs of body
• increases lubrication of tendons, joints, ligaments
• flushes toxins out of the body
• tones muscles
• provides a deep sense of relaxation
Try yoga in a local class or video today. You won’t believe how much better you feel.
Here’s an infographic that shows what else you can do to prevent Alzheimers.
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