The people who suffer mild cognitive impairment (MCI, for its acronym in English) are able to carry out properly their daily activities, but sometimes they may have some difficulty remember important recent events and future commitments.
According to a study of Mayo Clinic about him aging , applied to 926 people between 70 and 90 years of age, of which 109 suffered from MCI , and 817 were cognitively normal, it was concluded that exercise moderate and use the computer , both with any frequency, were linked separately with a lower risk of MCI .
To know more details of the study, in GetQoralHealth we present you a video of the Mayo Clinic where the information is expanded:
After making the appropriate adjustments to age , sex , education , depression , other medical problems and caloric intake, Dr. Yonas Geda, principal investigator of the study, explained that the importance of this study is that it was observed that the combination of both activities is even more beneficial to protect against MCI , disorder of brain that affects the neurons involved in the ability to thought .
It should be noted that the majority of patients with MCI , although not all, presents a progressive damage in your ability to thought over time and, in general, the underlying cause is the disease of Alzheimer's . So this type of research is aimed at treating this disease in an optimal way.