Exercise Protects the Brain and Blood Vessels

Study reveals that physical activity may help protect against silent strokes.

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Researchers have discovered even more reasons for older adults to start an exercise program. According to a study published in the June 14 issue of Neurology, participants who regularly exercised at a moderate to intense level were much less likely to develop silent strokes or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) than those who didnt exercise regularly or who engaged in relatively light exercise, such as golf and walking.
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