Dementia: The cheap snack shown to reduce your risk of brain decline

Dementia: The cheap snack shown to reduce your risk of brain decline

Other ways to reduce your risk

The latest research suggests that other factors are also important, although this does not mean these factors are directly responsible for causing dementia.

The latest research suggests that other factors are also important, although this does not mean these factors are directly responsible for causing dementia.

According to the NHS, these include:

  • Untreated depression (although this can also be a symptom of dementia)
  • Loneliness or social isolation
  • A sedentary lifestyle

“The research concluded that by modifying all the risk factors we’re able to change, our risk of dementia could be significantly reduced,” says the health body.

There’s also some evidence to suggest that rates of dementia are lower in people who remain mentally and socially active throughout their lives.

Published at Tue, 09 Jun 2020 20:57:00 +0000