Jakarta – Going to the cinema to watch new films is not only useful as entertainment. In older people Crafts, Casal, Elderly, Ceramics, Conecos(the elderly), watching movies in theaters is also believed to be beneficial for preventing Alzheimer’s.

Academics at Southampton University say watching a top filmy online with a story that is not too burdensome with a good storyline can help stimulate the brain and prevent deposits of substances harmful to the brain. Moreover, discussing the film after watching it can keep the brain active and prevent the formation of plaque that causes Alzheimer’s.

In her thesis, Dr. Roxana Carare and her colleagues this summer will observe 40 elderly people who experience mild memory and concentration problems. Half of the participants will go to the cinema one to two times a week. They were also asked to discuss the storyline of the film and tell what they had done after watching the film.
“Intellectual stimulation like this can prevent the buildup of toxins in the brain called amyloid-beta which causes Alzheimer’s disease. To get rid of these poisons, blood vessels must be healthy, by doing ‘sports’ that stimulate brain function,” explained Dr. Carare.

Dr. Carare said the film can stimulate the brain based on the process of seeing and hearing that is done, then proceed to discuss it. It is recommended, the elderly watch the film with a story weight that is not too heavy and funny, then with a role that is also advanced age.

“So that film stories can be enjoyed more and the actors can reflect the audience themselves. In contrast to science films that may be burdensome for the elderly,” continued Dr. Carare, quoted from the Daily Mail, Thursday.

He explained the amyloid would form a wall in the blood vessels so that the blood vessels become stiff and lose its ability to get rid of toxins. Because of the influence of genes, some patients do have weak blood vessels.

“As a result, gradually, toxins will continue to collect and form deposits called plaques where they can damage cells and then cause Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr. Carera.

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