Menopause Brain: 6 Ways to Clear the Fog

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Robert Barnett on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:52PM

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Menopause Brain: 6 Ways to Clear the Fog

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It increases blood flow to the brain, helps to maintain an optimal chemical balance and lowers the levels of stress hormones, write Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz in The Menopause Book (Workman, revised edition, 2009). Regular activity also reduces your chances of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression, which are associated with a higher risk of dementia.

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