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Quick Alzheimer's Prevention Pearl: Study Shows Regular Exercise May Protect Against Depression in Alzheimer's Disease

AD Pearl of Wisdom #3

Depression is common in those with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).  One study, conducted by The International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (published on PubMed) looked at 224 people with AD (and their caregivers), involved in regular exercise.  The study concluded that participating in regular exercise may protect against depression in AD. Not taking part in other activities (such as hobbies and interests) was also associated with depression, but less so than lack of exercise.

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