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Living with Dementia

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Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors

Age
Age is a risk factor for AD. The prevalence of AD doubles every five years after the age of 60.

Family history

A family history of AD is a consistent risk factor, and represents around a fourfold increase in the risk of developing the disease. It is thought that as many as… Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors   



Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

alzheimer's warning signs1 - muscle co-ordination1 - sleep-disordered breathing1 - donepezil3 - deep-brain stimulation3 - neocortex1 - physical discomfort1 - presenile-onset disease1 - mediterranean and dash1 - memory impairments1 - phosphorylated alpha-synuclein1 - university of california2 - atherosclerotic plaques2 - postoperative cognitive dysfunction1 - korsakoff psychosis11 - alzheimer brain1 - gastrointestinal disorders1 - harmful cholesterol1 - coffee consumption1 - petersen1 - diet1 - sleepiness1 - medicare1 - mri2 - marijuana1 - wernicke-korsakoff syndrome15 - karl wernicke4 - vascular risk factors2 - neurotrophic factor1 - transient ischaemic attack1 -