Brain Health Resources

Choices you make today can help prevent stroke and heart disease and keep you mentally sharp as you age.

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Everyone Has Regrets. 

Don't let your brain health be one of them. 

Healthy eating helps keep your brain sharp

What you put in your stomach now affects your brain later – including your ability to think, remember and process information. 
In a 25-year study of nearly 3,400 people ages 18 to 30, researchers found that those with slightly elevated blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels tended to have lower cognitive, thinking and reasoning abilities in their 40s and 50s.

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Exercising in midlife may improve brain function later in life

Being physically active in midlife could improve your brain function decades from now.
In fact, exercising in your mid-30s to mid-40s can reduce your risk of stroke and help you avoid or minimize age-related declines in cognition – including the ability to think, reason, remember and process information. 

Physical activity keeps your mind sharp now — and later

Having a sharp brain well into your senior years starts with healthy habits — like exercising — in your 20s’. In a study of 120 women ages 18 to 35, researchers found that higher fitness levels are linked to better attention, learning, working memory and problem solving. Another study found that people ages 18 to 30 who had high levels of blood pressure, fasting blood sugar and cholesterol at the study’s start or 10 years into it scored much lower on cognitive testing at the study’s end, when they were an average 50 years old.

 

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Really, its a no brainer! 

80 percent of strokes and heart disease may be preventable.

30 Minutes of Physical Activity

5 to 7 days a week and a balanced diet can improve memory and your ability to process information. 

Control Your Risk Factors

To avoid brain problems like stroke, memory loss and dementia.