Integrative Medicine Alert – July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022
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This long-term study revealed people who reported sleeping an average of seven hours or less nightly at age 50 years and 60 years were 30% more likely to develop dementia than their counterparts who reported sleeping seven hours or more.
In a large, prospective study of men and women in the United Kingdom, those following a vegan diet sustained more total and hip fractures than those eating animal products.
Randomization to yoga in addition to standard care to treat vasovagal syncope led to better outcomes than standard care alone, with reductions in syncopal and presyncopal events and improvement in quality of life scores at one year.
In individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), physical activity (PA) at all intensities was associated with a lower all-cause mortality rate, with the greatest reduction seen in individuals who maintained PA before and after PD diagnosis.