Control Risk Factors
The risk of experiencing age-related cognitive decline is influenced by age and genetics, but also by factors that you can control by adopting a healthy lifestyle and getting treatment for conditions that increase the risk of cognitive impairment. These conditions include diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and depression..
Brain Health Is Connected to Heart Health
Did you know that the health of your brain and your heart are connected? By keeping your heart healthy, you also lower your risk for brain problems such as stroke and dementia. Learn more about the connection between the heart and brain and steps to take to keep both healthy.
Diabetes: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease
In the United States population, nearly 1 in 10 of us has diabetes mellitus, a disorder of glucose metabolism that harms multiple body systems. This article describes some recent findings about the relationship between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and reviews some of the recommendations for prevention, as well as detection and treatment.
Alzheimer’s RIsk Factors
There are a number of risk factors that lead to cognitive decline.
The good news is that many risk factors can be controlled effectively by adopting correct lifestyle choices to prevent Alzheimer’s.