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These simple lifestyle changes can prevent or slow Alzheimer’s

August 29, 2018

From the MarketWatch website

An estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease in 2016, 5.2 million of them are age 65 or older. The disease will escalate as baby boomers get older, with a projected 13.8 million afflicted by 2050.

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. As a scientist who works to better understand this and other neurodegenerative disorders, I know the personal toll these incurable diseases take on families.

But there is good news not only in current research for a cure, but also in the fact that Americans can do a lot to prevent or at least slow the onset of Alzheimer’s.

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