About a year ago I read the book by John Ratey called Spark: the Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. At the time I read the book because it described many of the benefits of exercise that I have seen in my clinic with patients but he describes some of the research that support these ideas. Among the list of items that exercise has a beneficial effect on are learning, depression, anxiety, concentration, attention, memory and dementia.
After the Grey Cup win by the Eskimos, Edmonton is the City of Champions once again. Bragging rights for a year. Although it has been a very mild autumn, now that it is December, snow is on the ground and winter is here. Here are a few health tips for this month.