An image of Dementia Part 3
Saturday, 4 Jun 2022

Dementia Part 3

Exercise in the treatment of dementia My last two blogs have described some of the problems of dementia and how…

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An image of Dementia Part 2
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Dementia Part 2

Last week I told you about some of the research indicating that regular physical activity can protect against dementia. Today…

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An image of Dementia Part 1
Saturday, 21 May 2022

Dementia Part 1

A modern scourge Dementia is an advancing modern scourge and has recently been reported to have overtaken coronary heart disease…

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Saturday, 9 Apr 2022

Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke

What is a stroke? A stroke¬†happens when there is a loss of blood flow to part of the brain. Your…

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Saturday, 10 Apr 2021

More Complications of Exercise.

Musculo-skeletal injuries. Muscle sprains and joint strains are the commonest ill-effects of exercise, particularly competitive sports. Activity versus inactivity Physically…

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Saturday, 17 Oct 2020

EXERCISE AND THE TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA

Does exercise improve brain function in dementia? Maybe. There are theoretical reasons to believe that the failing brain might be…

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Saturday, 10 Oct 2020

EXERCISE AND THE PREVENTION OF DEMENTIA

Dementia, a modern pandemic Dementia is an advancing modern scourge and has recently been reported to have overtaken coronary heart…

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Range of systolic blood pressure in the population, taking the Gaussian or bell shaped distribution.
Saturday, 27 Jun 2020

EXERCISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE

The figure above shows the distribution of systolic blood pressure in the population. My very first Exercise Blog just one…

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Saturday, 30 May 2020

EXERCISE AND DISEASE

It is time to talk about the health-giving properties of regular exercise and of high levels of cardio-respiratory fitness. Today’s…

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Saturday, 7 Dec 2019

EXERCISE AND INJURIES

I try to make these blogs topical, mostly reporting the results of recent investigations, trials or reports. Sometimes I am…

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Friday, 9 Aug 2019

EXERCISE AND DEMENTIA

Dementia is an increasing modern scourge. It has recently been reported to have overtaken coronary disease as the most frequent…

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