|10 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
The big 5 lifestyle factors and more ways of preventing dementia.
By 2050 there could be as many as 16 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia.
Some of the most frequent early symptoms of Alzheimer's are short-term memory loss, getting lost and problems finding words.
Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is
"Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick"
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