Virtual Conference

Track: Risk Factors for dementia

Risk Factors for dementia


Medical conditions, lifestyle choices, genetics and aging are said to be a important risk factors in developing dementia. The patients with cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are also having high risk of developing dementia. As several risk factors that paves way for developing dementia can be prevented such as implementing changes in the routine of diet, exercise, reducing heavy alcohol use, early diagnosis of depression, quit smoking. While on the other hand, risk factors such as family history, age and down syndromes cannot be changed. Causes and risk elements have contributed enormously to Dementia research and the researchers focuses more on measures and treatment ways.