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Living with Dementia

Risk Factors For Dementia

Keeping up your overall health may keep dementia away

Improving and maintaining health factors not traditionally associated with dementia, such as denture fit, vision and hearing, may lower a person’s risk for developing dementia, according to a new study published in the July 13, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

“Our study suggests that rather… Keeping up your overall health may keep dementia away   

What is dementia?

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