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Do you know health benefits of doing Aerobic Exercise?

  • By Admin
  • 02 Feb 2017

Aerobic exercise can up your brain volume says study. Individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), who took part in aerobic exercise such as brisk walking, running, jogging, or swimming four times a week were found to have greater increase in brain volume as well as better cognitive functioning. For the readers information ChemistsWorld would like to add that aerobic exercise improves the symptoms of depression. Health benefits besides strengthening heart and lungs, aerobic exercise can also help lower the cholesterol, reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, improve immune functioning, and lower downs blood pressure. Researchers said Any type of exercise can be beneficial. But aerobic activity may create potential benefits for higher cognitive functioning was mentioned in recent health summit in North Carolina, USA. During aerobic activity, Person repeatedly moves large muscles in your arms, legs and hips. Hence body responses quickly. One breathes faster and more deeply. This maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. Your small blood vessels (capillaries) will widen to deliver more oxygen to your muscles and carry away waste products, such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid. Body will even release endorphins, natural painkillers that promote an increased sense of well-being. Individuals with MCI, which affects memory and thinking skills, are at risk of developing Alzheimer's. The study says. For better experience the team included 35 adults with MCI. The participants were divided into two groups Sixteen adults(average age 63 years) engaged in aerobic activity four times per week for six months and a control group of 19 adults (with average age 67 years) who participated in stretching exercises with same frequency. The results based on the high resolution MRI images taken before the intervention and after six months, revealed that for both the aerobic and stretching groups, brain volume increased.

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