How to cut your dementia risk, according to experts

From BBC News – 14 May 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched its first ever guidelines on how people can help avoid getting dementia.

It looked at the evidence of what works and what doesn’t for lowering risk.

Things to avoid include smoking and drinking too much alcohol.

While eating a healthy diet is beneficial, popping vitamin pills makes no difference to dementia risk, it advises.

There is no good evidence that brain training works but some studies suggest it may be worthwhile, says the WHO.

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Dementia affects around 50 million people around the world and is becoming more common…[click here to read full article]

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