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Yoga and Meditation Boost Brain Function In Aging Adults New Study Shows

From Yoga U Online:

 

By: Grace B Bullock PhD, E-RYT500

 

Most of us experience some signs of decreased mental function as we age. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that weekly yoga and daily meditation practice may boost memory and reduce depression.

 

Although some loss in memory is common among aging adults, mild cognitive impairment, often characterized by problems with thinking, language, memory, and judgment, is considered a precursor to Alzheimer’s Disease and more severe forms of dementia. As such, there is increasing interest in developing programs that may stave off cognitive…[Read Original Article]

 

 

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