Healthy Habits Can Lower Risk Of Dementia

YOUR LIFESTYLE CAN LOWER YOUR DEMENTIA RISK EVEN IF YOU HAVE HIGH GENETIC RISK

(CNN) – Healthy living isn’t just good for you body, it’s good for your brain.

People who watch what they eat, work out regularly, keep drinking to a minimum and don’t smoke are less likely to get dementia.

Even in those who were more genetically at risk.

That’s the latest from a new study that’s going to be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association international conference this week.

Now, the question is why?

It’s something scientists are still working on and it’s crucial work considering there’s no cure or preventive

Medicine for dementia and more and more people are getting it.

Scientists say they need to find out more about the brain changes that actually cause dementia, but this latest information about potentially lowering your risk of getting it is a step in the right direction.

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