Although there is no direct cure for dementia physical exercise has been noted to diminish some of the effects of dementia. Vascular cognitive impairment is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Physical exercise lowers blood pressure which the lessons the vascular cognitive impairment. Scientists say that fast and brisk walks can improve memory and overall heart function. After the first 38 people were monitored for this study all of the people decided to repeat the study and continue exercising after feeling better and having improved memory.
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