People may lower their chances of getting Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease by reducing neuroinflammation through exercise and addressing other vascular disease risk factors, obesity and diabetes, researchers reported in Current Aging Science. A sedentary lifestyle may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease twofold and a 25% increase in the number of people who are physically active potentially could prevent almost 1.5 million cases of Alzheimer's disease globally.
Exercise may help prevent Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease
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