Gardening And Dementia

Slide 11 of 51: In 2017, Alzheimer's disease and dementia was the leading cause of death for women and the second leading cause of death for men in Britain, according to Alzheimer's Research UK. And if you want to avoid becoming another statistic, then researchers suggest trying your hand at gardening. One 2006 study published in the Medical Journal of Australia found that older people who gardened had a 36 percent reduced risk of dementia, primarily thanks to the activity's physical factors.

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Gardening

In 2017, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia was the leading cause of death for women and the second leading cause of death for men in Britain, according to Alzheimer’s Research UK. And if you want to avoid becoming another statistic, then researchers suggest trying your hand at gardening. One 2006 study published in the Medical Journal of Australia found that older people who gardened had a 36 percent reduced risk of dementia, primarily thanks to the activity’s physical factors.

Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/50-important-habits-linked-to-a-longer-life/ss-BB17QgzT?ocid=msedgntp#image=27

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