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Are You at Risk?

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Risk Factors

Dementia is not a disease, but a group of symptoms  marked by progressive, declining memory loss and brain function. The term Alzheimer's disease is often used to describe any dementia symptoms. In fact, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia.

 Take this quiz to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative diseases of the brain.

 

 Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors:

  • Age over 65
  • Family history of Alzheimer's
  • Head injury (at any time of life)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Diet

 Learn more from the Alzheimer's Association.

 

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