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A 30-year-old male asked:
How does regular physical exercise affect the brain?
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Blood Flow: Regular aerobic exercise (150min/week) as recommended by the American Heart Association decreases the risk of heart attack and stroke. This is done by keeping blood vessels open and trying to decrease the build up of plaque in the arteries
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Last updated May 28, 2014
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