Never Too Old To Grow a “New Brain” Against Dementia

Never Too Old To Grow a “New Brain” Against Dementia

Everyone’s brain has biological mess – amyloid-beta plaques and tau-protein tangles.  Even those of us with fully functioning brains.  Our cells are constantly replacing and repairing themselves, our brain cells included.  Studies have shown that people with signs of dementia often have brains full of plaque.  But this brain mess, is also found in people with normal functioning brains also.  At this time, we do not know the causes of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  When we push ourselves to learn new things new brain pathways develop.

Key Points

  • 1There are 37.2 trillion cells in the human body constantly being replaced, even brain cells.
  • 2By learning and engaging our brain we can stop the brain mess from taking over.
  • 3You are never to old to stop learning.


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