Oct 13, 2011

Worried About Alzheimer's Disease? 8 Tips That Might Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Regardless of age, you should be worried about Alzheimer's disease

Worried About Alzheimer's Disease ?
By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Worried About Alzheimer's Disease ?

Earlier today, I wrote , Can Exercise Slow the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease?

I decided to go back and read some of the previous articles I wrote about exercise. There are quite a few. You can find the list by typing the word - exercise - into the search box on the right sidebar.

I wrote the article below for the first time in 2009.

Five Factor Fitness and Yoga for your Face are my favorites. You do both of these together for 7 weeks and you will be writing me a thank you note. Better yet, your friends one by one will tell you how you look thinner, happier, and younger. Here is the great thing about Five Factor Fitness -- you'll look thinner even if you don't lose weight. You'll get tighter. Same thing on the yoga for your face.

These two routines done together will improve your "self concept".

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