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How Your Calf Muscles Can Determine Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

What’s the relationship between your calves and your brain? A diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can be hard to swallow. But what if there was an indication of cognitive decline that could help you prevent these conditions? Recent studies have shown that leg strength has a direct relationship to your brain health, and could prevent things like brain atrophy and dementia.

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    How Your Calf Muscles Can Determine Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

    How Your Calf Muscles Can Determine Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

    What’s the relationship between your calves and your brain? A diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease...

    More muscle power means lower Alzheimer's risk

    More muscle power means lower Alzheimer's risk

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    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older people with stronger muscles are at reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to their weaker peers, a new study shows. Dr. Patricia A. Boyle of Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago and her colleagues found that the greater a person’s muscle …

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