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What brain exercises can I do at 50 to increase my brain power?
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Mental and physical
While i agree with the previous answer, it has also been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function.
"dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/.

In brief: Mental and physical
While i agree with the previous answer, it has also been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function.
"dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/.
Dr. Mark Galland
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Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology
In brief: Cognitive activities
Word puzzles and crossword challenges are good, avoiding too many passive activities like over watching tv.
Interactive games on the computer, socialization and interaction and physical activity are equally important. Treat your blood pressure, glucose and lipids as well to avoid complications related to "metabolic syndrome".

In brief: Cognitive activities
Word puzzles and crossword challenges are good, avoiding too many passive activities like over watching tv.
Interactive games on the computer, socialization and interaction and physical activity are equally important. Treat your blood pressure, glucose and lipids as well to avoid complications related to "metabolic syndrome".
Dr. Paul Gilson
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