Dementia shock as experts reveal one in THREE cases could be preventable


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Dementia is preventable: One in three coverings could be avoided

More than 800,000 people in the UK are believed to deceive dementia in the UK.

The condition is currently the biggest cause of death among chambermaids. However now experts have narrowed down three factors in single which people can change to reduce dementia risk.

The Lancet Commission on dementia halt, intervention and care is being presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Colloquy 2017 today (July 20).

The report includes new recommendations on how to reduce the hazard of the disease.

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Dementia is preventable: Blood troubles is one of the modifiable risks

The report has revealed 35 per cent of all dementia specimens could be prevented if the following nine modifiable risk factors were fully slew.

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Dr Doug Brown, Top banana of Research at Alzheimer’s Society, said: “The revelation that over a third of dementia boxes worldwide are, in theory, entirely preventable is cause for celebration. 

“But to achieve flatten close to this kind of reduction in cases we need to consider two leading challenges – firstly how risk factors like education, obesity and slump apply not just at a population level, but to individual people who all have their own consonant genetic risk profiles, and secondly how we can motivate people in mid to late sustenance to change their behaviour and adopt healthier lifestyle choices.

“Not all of the nine chance factors identified are easily modifiable – factors like poor drilling and social isolation are incredibly challenging to address.

“But there are easier acquires, particularly cardiovascular factors like lowering blood pressure and smoking cessation.

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Dementia is preventable: The disability is the biggest killer of women

“Though it’s not inevitable, dementia is currently set to be the 21st century’s biggest gunsel.

“We all need to be aware of the risks and start making positive lifestyle exchanges.

“Understanding how to bring about changes in behaviour in people at risk of dementia should be a solid priority for future research and policy experts.

“The NHS Health check navigator we’re supporting, where GP practices are raising awareness of dementia risk reduction amongst individual in midlife, is an important first step in raising public awareness and transfer behaviour.”