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Be better about brain health in 2019

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Did you know that Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the third leading cause of death in San Diego?

Currently there is no cure for this deadly disease, but there are preventative measures you can take right now to help your risk. When it comes to the preventative measures, remember – what is good for your heart is also good for your brain. 

The Alzheimer’s Association gives 10 ways to love your brain.
    -Fuel up right (eat the correct things)
    -Break a sweat
    - Hit the books
    -Stop smoking
    -Protect your head (WEAR A HELMET)
    -Challenge your mind
    -Catch some ZZZ’s
    -Stay socially engaged
    -Keep blood pressure in check
    -Take care of your mental health

Dawn Barry from the Alzheimer’s Association joined Morning Extra to talk about the different ways you can love your brain.

Interested in more information? Head to the Alzheimer’s Association website.

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