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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   



What is dementia?

amnestic mild cognitive impairment1 - brain injury1 - beta-amyloid peptides1 - behaviours redolent1 - transient ischemic attack1 - biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid1 - cytokine storm1 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - mental impairment1 - parkinson's disease risk1 - dementing illness1 - amyloid beta precursor protein1 - examination of handwriting1 - wernicke's-korsakoff syndrome10 - cognitive problems2 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - memory capacity1 - down syndrome2 - novel proteins1 - enlarged ventricles1 - stepfamily1 - apraxia3 - neuronal membrane1 - substantial hippocampal atrophy1 - dementia community1 - pd with dementia1 - motor deficits1 - amyloid beta 421 - abeta peptides1 - p-tau1 -