10 Proven Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

3. Eliminate toxic habits from your life

Toxic habits, like smoking or excessive drinking can increase the risk of dementia.[3][4] By eliminating some of these toxins, you can help prevent vascular dementia, which is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s, and is caused by cerebrovascular incidents like stroke. Need help ditching some of these habits?

What to do: Try to live in moderation. If you’re going to drink, try to limit consumption. Light to moderate alcohol consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of dementia.[5]

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