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Moderate Exercise Can’t Hurt – Might Help

According to a study published in the December 19, 2007 online issue of "Neurology," the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people 65 and older who get moderate amounts of exercise appear to significantly lower their risk of developing vascular dementia. Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. Unlike some studies, this report didn't find that exercise reduced the risk of Alzheimer's disease, but that is the nature of studies. It generally takes many studies to determine a truth - and as we all know, that "truth" can change in a millisecond if another study is conducted.

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This was very interesting. All we can do is go with the most up to date information we can get....then let it weigh in judiciously as you suggest. Always appreciate your valuable updates. Thanks Again!

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