What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Research has shown what you can to to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias by making lifestyle changes. A healthy brain lifestyle can slow down and even reverse the deterioration of our brain cells. Although there are certain factors, like genetics that we don’t have much control over, we can control our lifestyle.

Take Effective Steps:

Identify and Control Your Personal Risk Factors

If you smoke, that’s a risk factor.

Get Sufficient Regular Sleep

Poor sleep is linked to higher levels of beta-amyloid which is the cause of plaque build-up in the brain.

Get Sufficient Regular Exercise

How important is exercise? According to the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation, it can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by 50%. That’s a lot. Exercise not only builds new neurons, it protects the ones you already have. How much is enough? About 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week, like walking or swimming along with strength training and cardio. If you can add 2 or 3 strength sessions to your weekly routine, you may cut your risk of Alzheimer’s in half.[the_ad id=”1275″]

Protect Your Head

Head trauma increases the risk of Alzheimer’s. Therefore, watch out how you move, trip-proof your environment avoid juggling your attention.

Feed Your Brain

And, what does our brain love to eat? —Yes, fish. That’s a big one. Also, vegetables, beans, whole grains, Omega 3’s, olive oil and choline. We already know what to avoid, don’t we? —Sugary, refined carbs, white flour, white rice, white pasta and, of course, junk food.

Supplement

Make sure you’re getting enough B12, D, E, Folic acid, Magnesium, Ginkgo Biloba, turmeric and, if possible, Ubiquinol CoQ10.

Drink Tea

2-4 cups of Chinese, green, herbal or Oolong tea can enhance memory and slow the brain aging process.

Stimulate Your Brain

Time spent stimulating the brain is not time wasted. An NIH ACTIVE Study showed that older adults partaking in 10 sessions of mental training improved their cognitive functions and continued long-lasting improvement as much as a decade later. Learn new stuff. Greater benefits come from novelty and challenge.

Engage Socially

The human brain does not thrive in isolation. Neither does the Alzheimer’s brain. Friends are important. So, if you can’t get to know your neighbors, join a club, class, senior center or volunteer with a group (of real, live people in the real world).

Quit Smoking

You may already know that smoking is bad for you but did you know that smoking puts you at an 80% higher risk of Alzheimer’s than those who don’t smoke?

Aniracetam

Aniracetam is a supplement that has been studied in the treatment of cerebral dysfunctional disorders for several years. It has been proven to improve cognitive processes in the brain. In conclusion, Aniracetam is like Piracetam but more potent.

Benefits of Aniracetam

√ Improves Mood

√ Heightens Motivation

√ Reduces Anxiety & Stress

As a component in a change of lifestyle, Aniracetam can help in prevention of Alzheimer’s by treating fatigue and loss of interest. [the_ad id=”1275″]

See Also:

Healthy Aging: Tips For Coping with Change

Blurry Vision? It May Be Cataracts

How Exercise Improves Your Memory And Cognition

Myths About Healthy Aging

Things to Remember if You Love Someone with Dementia

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