What’s Good For the Heart is Good For the Brain (BBC News / PHE)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE) estimates that possibly a third of dementia cases could be improved through healthier lifestyle choices.

Guidance on healthy lifestyles, to help reduce the risk of dementia, is to be given to patients via free NHS health checks for the over 40s in GP surgeries. and community health programmes.

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Over 40s health check to include dementia advice. London: BBC Health News, June 16th 2018.

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Dementia risk now included as part of NHS Health Check. [Online]: Public Health England, June 16th 2018.

“Being a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet, not smoking, drinking in moderation, keeping active and ensuring you know your numbers (blood pressure and cholesterol) can all help reduce the risks of CVD, dementia and many other long term conditions”.

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