Dr. Chauncey W. Crandall, author of Dr. Crandall’s Heart Health Report newsletter, is chief of the Cardiac Transplant Program at the world-renowned Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He practices interventional, vascular, and transplant cardiology. Dr. Crandall received his post-graduate training at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also completed three years of research in the Cardiovascular Surgery Division. Dr. Crandall regularly lectures nationally and internationally on preventive cardiology, cardiology healthcare of the elderly, healing, interventional cardiology, and heart transplants. Known as the “Christian physician,” Dr. Crandall has been heralded for his values and message of hope to all his heart patients.

Tags: Alzheimer's/Dementia | Heart Disease | exercise | Alzheimers disease | dementia | cognitive decline

New Evidence: Exercise Fights Alzheimer's

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Friday, 31 May 2013 09:35 AM Current | Bio | Archive

Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly becoming the most feared ailment of our generation. After all, what good is a healthy heart if you lose your ability to understand your surroundings.

Fortunately, new evidence suggests that exercise can prevent Alzheimer’s disease and vascular strokes, which can also cause dementia. For instance, studies are now showing that exercise beefs up brain volume, which declines as we age, and increases thinking ability as well.

And age is no barrier; a study published last year in Neurology found that daily physical activity reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline even in people over the age of 80.

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