Work Your Brain Out

By on July 9, 2014
brain exercise

Along with your body, your brain also needs stimulation to stay in shape. It is now considered a part of what makes aging a lot more graceful and less forgetful.

Studies have shown that keeping your brain challenged and engaged can actually help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

When you start exercising, your brain recognizes this as a moment of stress. As your heart pressure increases, the brain thinks you are either fighting the enemy or fleeing from it. To protect yourself and your brain from stress, you release a protein called BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor). This BDNF has a protective and also reparative element to your memory neurons and acts as a reset switch. That is why we often feel so at ease and things are clear after exercising and eventually happy.

EHC brings you these videos on brain fitness exercises which can improve your working memory. Understanding that your brain can change through experience is the first step to improve cognitive and physical functions. So, enjoy these videos and remember human brain has limitless possibilities.

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