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Ballroom Dancing & ALZHEIMER'S disease

Updated: Sep 26, 2020

Alzheimer’s disease can be devastating. There are numerous medications and therapies available to you. You should see your doctor if you feel you might be developing symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Dancing has been found to stimulate the hippocampus. Anything that involves repetitive motion and steps can stimulate the hippocampus. The hippocampus is the part of your brain that is associated with memory. Repetitive motion and exercise have been shown to increase memory function.Dancing is less jarring to your knees and hips and it provides stimulating exercise. Walking and swimming may be fun, but dancing is fantastic. You move to the music with others who love to dance. Dancing can be a solitary exercise, but it is much more fun with other people.