Prevention of Vascular Dementia (NHS Choices)

Summary

This NHS Choices web page gives the layman an easy to understand overview of practical steps that can be taken in everyday life to reduce your risks of contracting dementia.

The best ways to prevent vascular dementia are said to involve the following suggestions. Quote:

  • “Eat a healthy diet.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Get regular exercise.
  • Drink alcohol in moderation.
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Ensure your blood pressure is checked and controlled.
  • If you have diabetes, make sure you keep to the diet and take your medicine”.

Read more: Dementia: Prevention (NHS Choices).

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