July 25, 2014

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  • The Benefits of Tai Chi

    The Benefits of Tai Chi

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Research keeps accumulating about the health benefits of tai chi, a form of martial arts built around slow, balanced, low-impacts movements. Studies have found it a particularly beneficial exercise for older people.

  • A Smarter Way to Cycle

    A Smarter Way to Cycle

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Scientists have long known that exercise is good for the brain sharp. But a recent study found that doing virtual reality exercises on a stationary bike were especially beneficial for older people.

  • High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
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    High Blood Pressure and Your Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Previous studies have shown that high blood pressure, or hypertension, in older adults, increases the risk of a kind of dementia known as vascular dementia. Can it harm you in the same way if you're much younger?

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