MIND SHOP | Lifestyle Factors
Research has shown an important link between sleep and the nervous system. Sleep helps clear the Tau proteins and releases the right amount of melatonin. Abnormal REM sleep has been shown in procedes Parkinsonism and dementia by several years. Improving sleep in psychiatric and neurodegenerative disease may help reduce symptoms and serve as an effective early intervention.
Exercise and movement are essential for a healthy mind! When looking specifically at the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases, exercises that focus on strength and balance such as yoga and tai chi are 'prescribed'.