Walk faster for a healthier brain. Movement and exercise are 2 of our key building blocks to Brain Health at Noggin the Brain People. Keeping active is an essential part of looking after our brains and studies have shown time and time again how exercise can help reduce our risk of heart disease and dementia. But how much exercise? And what type do we need to be doing to get the most benefits?
Where does the time go? Hasn’t this year gone quickly? How is it almost July? I blinked and its summer. Have your heard or said any of these in the last few days, chances are you have. Certainly the concept of time - its pace, never having enough, us having a lack of control over it - is something that we talk about often. But what is it that we really mean? Why does it ‘go so quickly’ and can we get more of it?
Having a relative with Multiple Sclerosis was one of the inspirations behind Noggin. MS is another one of these conditions with a funny name that affects both brain and body, often in many unseen ways. MS is often diagnosed in young people and with a massive range of symptoms affecting each person differently on any one day is a very challenging condition for doctors to treat and for people and their families to live with.