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Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

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New research shows that using the legs, particularly in weight-bearing exercise, sends signals to the brain that are vital for the production of healthy neural cells. The groundbreaking study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine — giving doctors new clues as to why patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other neurological diseases often rapidly decline when their movement becomes limited.

Read the full study here:

www.frontiersin.org

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180523080214.htm

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