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What kind of mental activity might be beneficial?
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It doesn’t have to be one specific activity. Patients often ask me if there’s one specific activity or computer program they should do, whether they should do Sudoku or crossword puzzles. I tell them to stay mentally active doing whatever they enjoy. The main point is, that old adage of ‘use it or lose it,’ seems to hold true for the brain just as it does for other parts of the body.

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