How living well can keep dementia at bay
Sharon, a 41-year-old married woman, came to see me concerned about her risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Her mother had AD and lived in high-level care.
Sharon asked if she should be taking any supplements to prevent dementia.
She had no significant medical history but was slightly overweight and pre-hypertensive, with a family history of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Her mother was the only relative with dementia, which was diagnosed at age 75.
Sharon was mostly sedentary.
She was a non-smoker