Some lifestyle changes to avoid dementia

Dementia is the term used to describe a wide range of brain diseases that affect the functions of brain.

In most cases dementia affects people as they get older. Alzheimer’s is a common form of dementia that affects millions of elderly people across the world.

There is no cure for dementia but it can be managed through care and medications. However, life is never the same for old people and they face challenges in their day to day life.

Researchers claim that by making certain changes to the lifestyle, the onset of dementia can be avoided

  1. Keeping active physically and mentally is effective in maintaining brain health. Regular exercises, walking, and brain activity can help keep dementia away.

  2. Keep learning new things and skills to keep the brain sharp and busy. Reading, learning a new language, part time job are some ideas to keep the mind active.

  3. Eating healthy diet to keep the heart healthy is also effective in avoiding dementia. Research has found link between cardiovascular disease and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s.

  4. Giving up smoking can make the body healthy and delay its degradation. Research claims that smoking increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s dementia.

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