20 September,2016 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
9 ways to prevent Alzheimer’ disease: How to reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s is a chronic illness that is not curable but it is manageable. By changing your lifestyle and lifestyle choices you can also prevent the illness. Here are a few ways on how we can go about doing it.
Walking, running, jogging, yoga and aerobics all help boosting memory and strengthening your brain connections in the associated area of planning, organization and multitasking. By engaging in some form of movement or exercise improves memory.
Studies show how doing puzzles, crosswords,cards, checkers help strengthen and preserve brain structures hence decreasing the risk for Alzheimer’s. It is found that reading and learning about new information and facts or even learning a new language helps reducing Alzheimer’s disease by 47%.
Family and friends help prevent Alzheimer’s in later life. Having a strong set of friends and sharing good bonds with family drastically cuts odds of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Hypertension increases therisk of both vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.Control your blood pressure by meditating and eating the right diet which in turn helps fight Alzheimer’s.
Smoking markedly increases a person’s risk in developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
According to a new study published in medical journal Neurology people with high levels of cynicism are more likely to develop dementia.
Leading a stressful life increases an early onset and severity of Alzheimer’s. Meditating and engaging in mindfulness helps combat stress.
A recent study showed how having a good night’s rest helps with memory functioning and reduces the build up of amyloid plaques that majorly contributes to Alzheimer's disease.