Reminder: A brain-friendly lifestyle is the best approach to delay cognitive decline and dementia

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/11/18/reminder-a-brain-friendly-lifestyle-is-the-best-approach-to-delay-cognitive-decline-and-dementia/

While the hippocampus tends to shrink with age, which contributes to cognitive decline, a recent study shows that this is not always the case (see all those blue lines), suggesting it can be possible to maintain hippocampus volume and cognitive function into our later years.

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What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia (The Wall Street Journal):

“When it comes to battling dementia, the unfortunate news is this: Medications have proven ineff…

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/11/18/reminder-a-brain-friendly-lifestyle-is-the-best-approach-to-delay-cognitive-decline-and-dementia/

While the hippocampus tends to shrink with age, which contributes to cognitive decline, a recent study shows that this is not always the case (see all those blue lines), suggesting it can be possible to maintain hippocampus volume and cognitive function into our later years.

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What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia (The Wall Street Journal):

“When it comes to battling dementia, the unfortunate news is this: Medications have proven ineff…