I found an interesting article that discusses walking and Alzheimer’s Disease by Alan Mozes in Bloomberg Businessweek. It points out that regular walking of around 5 miles a week can slow down the disease in people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Mild Cognitive Impairment.
An estimated 2.4 million to 5.1 million people in the United States are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease, which causes a devastating, irreversible decline in memory and reasoning, according to National Institute on Aging.
Alzheimer’s is still a disease racked with shame, and goes undiagnosed for years. Know the ten signs of Alzheimer’s, and share it with a friend.