The research team from America found that concussion may be one of the precipitating factors in the development of Alzheimer's disease. The results of the study were published in the scientific journal Neurology.
The findings were made during the study, which covered the 448 people with Alzheimer's disease. This pathology is associated with impaired functioning of the nervous system, onset of dementia, memory lapses, motor disorders. It should be noted that 141 people have crossed the minimum age 70 years.
Scientists have discovered that every fifth participant research at least once in their life suffered concussions, and then began the relative deterioration of memory. This symptom is Central to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Studies conducted earlier have proven that regular exercise is useful for people suffering from this pathology. Physical exercise has a beneficial effect on the condition of the heart and blood vessels, improve memory and thinking processes.