Can Exercise in Your 20's Ward off Dementia in Your 70's?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: You know that exercise is good for your waistline; but did you know it can also improve your brain health later in life?
Air Date: 12/17/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins MD, MBA
02 Dr John HigginsJohn P. Higgins MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC, is a sports cardiologist for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, and screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (6th graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Can Exercise in Your 20's Ward off Dementia in Your 70's?
Can exercising in your 20's help ward off dementia in your 70's?

A new study found just that to be true.

You have always known exercise is good for you, but now you can know it's good for your brain as well.

Melanie Cole, MS, and Sports Cardiologist, Dr. John Higgens, MD, discuss how exercise is good for more than just your arm, leg and heart muscles... it will help the muscle that is your brain as well.