Only a few weeks ago at the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles, for example, British researchers at the University of Exeter released one of the largest studies ever on the effects of dementia.
After studying nearly 200,000 individual cases for a decade, co-author Elżbieta Kuźma reported, “Our findings are exciting as they show that we can take action to try to offset our genetic risk for dementia.
“Sticking to a healthy lifestyle,” Kuźma said, “was associated with a reduced risk of dementia, regardless of the genetic risk.”
How important is it to make change? Consider that Orange County’s Vital Brain Aging Program found that 22% of participants had some level of cognitive impairment.
So, saddle up and control your future.
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