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Here’s how exercise alters our brain chemistry – and could prevent dementia

The World Health Organization estimates that cases of dementia will rise to 78 million by 2030 and 139 million by 2050. Image: Pixabay/sabinevanerp

Emma Charlton
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An infographic showing what exercise adults need to do to stay healthy.
Exercise has long been known to keep us healthy and now it’s been proven to be even more important. Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An infographic showing statistics about development of dementia
Dementia case numbers and treatment costs are on the rise. Image: World Alzheimer Report 2021

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