Study: Staying Active In Middle Age May Decrease Dementia Risk Decades Later

February 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Staying active in middle age may be an effective way to reduce risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a new study that tracked outcomes in a group of people for more than 40 years.

While we still don’t have concrete answers as to why dementia develops and how to prevent it, research is converging on ways to decrease its likelihood. At the top of the list – activity, both physical and mental. The latest study underscores that finding by showing how a range of activities correlated with decreased risk of three types of dementia.

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