Important Things That Everyone Should Know About Alzheimer!

Alzheimer is an age related disease in which the brain neurons begin to die and the connection between them starts to break, subsequently resulting in shrinkage of brain that leads to memory loss and many other issues. Alzheimer is an unpreventable disease, however; its progress can be negated with precautionary measures and by following certain rules or as we may call them ergonomic solutions.


Not all risk factors of Alzheimer can be controlled as there's no solution for risk factors such as age and genetic inclination towards the disease, however; many other risk factors such as air pollution, water contaminated with heavy metals, smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, head trauma, etc are some of the risk factors that can be dealt with to reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease.


Researches have shown that polluted air can increase the risk of Alzheimer and the solution for that is to wear a face mask in areas with polluted air while other researches have also shown that water polluted heavy metals can affect the brain adversely and it can also cause alzheimer so it's important to have your drinking water tested and assured that it's fit for drinking.


Smoking and alcohol consumption are two of the major risk factors of Alzheimer and the risk can easily be averted by quitting either of those two bad habits. Head trauma is another risk factor which can be prevented by wearing proper protective head gear in sports and a helmet when riding a bike. Obesity is also one of the leading risk factors of Alzheimer and it can be prevented by avoiding junk food and by exercising regularly. Exercise will not only prevent obesity but it improves overall health and therefore, significantly reduces the risk of Alzheimer.


Even though Alzheimer is an unpreventable disease, its progress can be negated or even stopped completely by making certain lifestyle changes.


It's important to have understanding of this disease so that not only you can make these changes early in your life but so that you can take care of your parents and any other elders in the family who might potentially be at risk.

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