- Q What causes dementia?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyNearly half of Americans have too much visceral fat, the abdominal fat that surrounds your internal organs, visible in their protruding bellies. The danger is this: visceral fat contains cells that release inflammation-causing chemicals in the body,... Full Answer
- Q What is an assisted-living facility for people with dementia?
Dr. John Growdon, NeurologyAssisted-living facilities for people with dementia are typically large complexes with apartments or townhouse units that offer communal dining, assistance with personal care, monitoring of medication, and housekeeping services. Many offer... Full Answer
- Q What increases my risk for dementia?
There are several factors that may increase your risk for dementia. Some of them can be controlled, but others like age and family history cannot. Your risk for dementia increases as you get older, but you are also more likely to develop a form of the... Full Answer