Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: A new study has revealed that exercising regularly in middle age can help in protecting memory in later years.
Exercises like brisk walk to mountain climbing is best suited for an adult and can play a pivotal role in preventing mental ailments.
Recent research shows abnormalities in brain tissue begin several decades before the onset of cognitive decline, but little is known about the lifestyle factors that might slow the onset of decline in middle age.
As the incidence of Alzheimer's disease diagnosis doubles every five years after 65, most longitudinal studies recruit participants over the age of 60 or 70.
(With PTI inputs)