Elemental
Published in

Elemental

Age Wise

Dementia Starts Sooner Than You Think

But it’s never too late (nor too soon) to take these preventive steps

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

Long before you routinely forget where you left the keys or why you walked into a room, the wheels of cognitive decline could be turning in your brain, setting you on a course to eventual dementia.

--

--

--

Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Recommended from Medium

COVID-19 PREVALENCE AND ESTIMATED SPREAD IN NH

Why I can’t always wear a mask

How To Shop For Clean Beauty Products

Is Aging a Disease or a Natural Process?

Students with Chronic Diseases Adapt to College Life.

Here’s The Truth About Cholesterol

Spotlight Series: Tracking the inner workings of your gut

Several studies indicate that American women have a poor understanding of their menstrual cycles.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

More from Medium

Doctors Urge More ‘Lifestyle Medicine,’ Fewer Pharmaceuticals

Why Ultra-Processed Foods Are Even Worse for Your Health

5 Top Ways to Drop Cancer Risk

Man walks down relatively straight hill (at about 20 degrees) hill, traversing right to left. Yellow background.

3 Foods Proven to Prevent Brain Disease