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Aerobic Fitness Helps Prevent Word Loss

Exercise Improves Common Frustration in Seniors

Tip-of-the-tongue word loss, an aggravation for many seniors and other adults, occurs less frequently in those with higher levels of aerobic fitness, regardless of age or vocabulary, reports a study of 56 men and women from the UK’s University of Birmingham. Lead researcher Katrien Segaert also clarified that tip-of-the-tongue word loss is not associated with memory loss—a common concern by those that often experience it.


This article appears in the November 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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