Posts Tagged ‘dementia risk factors’

New Research: Stroke Doubles Risk of Dementia

What’s the link between stroke and dementia? We’ve long known that link exists, since stroke and dementia are both conditions that affect the brain. A stroke is like a heart attack in the brain. Just as a heart attack is caused by interrupted blood flow to the heart, a stroke is caused by interrupted blood…

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Are You at Risk of Dementia?

To continue our coverage of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, let’s talk about some of the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. While the most important factor—old age—is not avoidable, there are other factors associated with dementia that you can change. It’s never too late to start taking care of your brain health, so let’s…

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