Control Blood Pressure and Cholesterol to Prevent Dementia

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Hi, I'm Dr. Miller. Do you have high blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, or high blood sugar? You know that bringing them under control can help prevent heart disease and diabetes. But here's another bonus. It may help prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Even if you're already having little memory slips, put these five strategies on your to-do list.

Quit smoking. Tobacco use is bad for your circulation, and that's bad for your brain. Get to your optimal weight. That's good for your cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar. Walk everyday, also take half a multi-vitamin two times a day including 900 milligrams of DHA omega3s and 1200 international units of vitamin D3, and take any meds your doctor provides.

Doing all that could reduce your odds for further mental decline during the next five years by an impressive 40%. I'm Dr. Miller. For more ways to preserve your memory, watch all our smart tips right here.