Approximately 35% of cases of dementia can be avoided by changing the lifestyle. It is necessary to pay more attention to education, physical activity, blood pressure and hearing.
It found an international team of scientists, who described the main ways to prevent the elderly dementia. The related report published in the journal The Lancet, briefly about it, reports The Guardian.
Experts believe that approximately 7% of cases of dementia could be avoided by highlighting the main genetic factor associated with the development of certain diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Huntington’s).
With early development of dementia associated with hearing loss, low level of education and Smoking. The risk of developing dementia increases depression, social isolation, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and low physical activity.
Currently in the world, approximately 50 million people experiencing the dementia. By 2050, the current prevalence of relevant diseases, this number should be tripled.