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Saving your brain

 

Last updated 10/4/2018 at Noon



More than five million people in the United States currently suffer with dementia. If you are fortunate enough to live to age 85, it is estimated your chances of exhibiting signs of dementia are at least one in four, and perhaps as high as one in two (that’s 50 percent of us).

These are alarming statistics, but there is hope. In a moment we’ll look at options that are estimated to cut your risk by a third.

Dementia refers to a set of symptoms (impaired decision making, misuse of language, and memory lapses) which can be found in a number of diseases.

Alzheimer’s is the most common...



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