Physical activity delays cognitive decline in persons with autosomal dominant Alzheimers disease
According to a new study reported online Sept. 25, 20178 in Alzheimers & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimers Association, engaging in at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week may have beneficial effects on markers of Alzheimers disease brain changes and may delay cognitive decline even in individuals with autosomal dominant Alzheimers disease (ADAD). Persons who exercised more had lower levels of Alzheimers disease biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid, including lower tau.
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