Nov 11, 2023

5 ways to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain | Lisa Genova

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Only 2% of Alzheimer’s is 100% genetic. The rest is up to your daily habits.

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People want a perfect memory. They wish that they can remember everything that they want to remember. But it doesn’t work like that.

Most people over the age of 50 think that forgetting someone’s name or forgetting why they went into the kitchen is a sign of Alzheimer’s. It isn’t. Most of our forgetfulness is perfectly normal.

If you are worried about developing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, some simple lifestyle modifications can help prevent it: getting enough sleep, exercising, eating a balanced diet, and managing stress.

Read the video transcript ► https://bigthink.com/videos/cognitive-decline/

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