Senior Health

Does a Link Exist Between Concussions and Alzheimer’s?

Protect your brain health with these essential tips

Is there a way to protect cognitive health and functioning, especially after a concussion? Here are a few tips:

  • Staying mentally active: this involves taking up a hobby or enrolling in a class, working or volunteering.
  • Eating healthy foods that contain plenty of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants.
  • Socializing often: taking part in conversations and interacting with others helps the brain to maintain its function.
  • Exercising daily for at least thirty minutes to increase blood circulation and energy levels.
  • Maintaining good health overall: this involves regular visits to the doctor to check for diabetes, hypertension and other issues as well as evaluating any current medications.