Your Brain Health Is Directly Related to Exercise

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Discover how regular exercise can help improve your body, particularly its impact on your brain health.

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Movement/exercise is critical for overall brain health and wellness. Recent research reveals that exercise promotes neurogenesis; your brain's ability to adapt and grow new brain cells.

During exercise nerve cells produce proteins that stimulate the production of another protein in the brain called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which stimulates the growth of new neurons and helps protect existing brain cells.

Physcial activity produces biochemical changes that strengthen your body and your brain – and in areas associated with memory and learning.

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