Senior specialist: This is how to rejuvenate the brain through exercise

17 January 2019

Physical activity makes you stronger and smarter. But did you know that you can also reduce the risk of dementia by 40 per cent and rejuvenate you brain? “Physical activity not only slows the aging process but also manages to reverse it,” says Anders Hansen, senior specialist and psychiatrist.

Physical activity has a positive influence on our well-being. You get a better memory, become more creative, improve your concentration and you are better equipped to combat stress.There’s more. You can also rejuvenate your brain with the right training. One of the things seen to occur in the brain when you move on a regular basis is that better connections are created in the brain from the frontal lobe to other parts of the brain, which improves the function of the brain.

Anders Hansen, senior specialist and psychiatrist, has written several books about how physical activity affects the brain, one of them is “Brain Power (Swedish title Hjärnstark)”.

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