This Type of Exercise Can Make Your Brain Healthier

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Even more proof that exercise is beneficial

Working out is good for you in more ways than we can count, but a new study may have uncovered a new perk for people with memory problems.

Researchers from the Wake Forest School of Medicine found that aerobic exercise appears to boost thinking skills and brain volume in adults diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, a condition that sits in between normal age-related memory decline and more serious dementia. Stretching routines also increased brain volume over a six-month period, but had no noticeable impact on brain function.

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How I beat my insomnia – with a cure from the 1930s: The German self-hypnosis that’s making a comeback

fml- INSPIRE SLEEP STORY Arifa Akbar by JOHN GODWIN - (**RETOUCHED**) Daily Mail Inspire shoot - Autogenic Training Pictured -Arifa Akbar Photo by John Godwin Hair and Make up - Virna Abis Shot on 25th August 2016 @DM studios

 

  • Arifa Akbar, 44, had suffered from insomnia from the age of ten
  • She tried everything from sleeping pills to giving up coffee and sugar 
  • Finally stumbled upon AT –  a German relaxation technique that requires you to repeat a script three times a day for 15 minutes
  • By week four, the incredible exercise had worked and she now sleeps well 

 

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