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Brain Health Depends on a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle may delay dementia and enhance cognition.

Vascular risk factors during midlife may foster the development of underlying dementia later in life. Having a BMI of greater than 30 kg/m2 at midlife is associated with 2X the risk of brain amyloid deposits later. Other risk factors are smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes--all modifiable by a healthy lifestyle.

PositiveTip: To optimize brain health follow a healthy lifestyle and engage in mentally stimulating activities today!