Which of these can reduce your risk of dementia?
- Drinking raw vegetable juice
- Taking a Vitamin K supplement
- Running or walking 15 miles a week
- Maintaining healthy blood pressure
Answer: ALL OF THE ABOVE
Although still a serious health risk, some good news is coming out about the prevalence of dementia over the past generation. For example, data from the U.S. Framingham Heart Study indicate a remarkable 40 percent decline in age-specific incidence of dementia over the past few decades.
Why the improvements? Neurologists and health policy experts who have studied the disease and the implications on our health care system have found two major factors in the declining dementia rates. Read more here.