Being bilingual could mean you are twice as likely to recover from a stroke

 

Being bilingual could double your chances of recovering from a stroke – Quartz

The benefits of bilingualism are seemingly endless. There are the linguistic and social skills that come from switching between multiple languages and cultures, and there is an emerging body of research on the impact it can have on our cognitive abilities. A new study now suggests that the practice of speaking two languages could also help protect the brain in…

Source: qz.com/561185/being-bilingual-could-mean-you-are-twice-as-likely-to-recover-from-a-stroke/

Strokes are caused by blockages in the brain that starve certain areas of oxygen, which can cause massive damages to affected regions. Being bilingual however can greatly improve your chances of recovering from a stroke. So start learning Spanish or German or French or why not even Zulu 🙂 It will do you good!

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