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'Use it or lose it': Experts issue warning for Brain Awareness month

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 3 Mar 2024, 11:24AM
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'Use it or lose it': Experts issue warning for Brain Awareness month

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 3 Mar 2024, 11:24AM

Experts are calling on people to look after their memory and overall health this Brain Awareness month.

Research shows the brain can grow and change - and deteriorate - over the years, so strengthening your mind is essential to stopping health conditions later on in life.

BrainFit coach Jude Walter says the brain needs a variety of challenges to stay in shape.

"Our brain is not a muscle, but it behaves very much like any muscle in our body. If I was to go to the gym and lift weights only with my left bicep, I'd have a beautiful rippling muscle on one side and nothing on the other."

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