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Risk Factors for Dementia

List of Risk Factors for Dementia

The list of risk factors mentioned for Dementia in various sources includes:

Risk factors discussion:

The elderly, those with family histories of dementia, and those with stroke risk factors. Often it is assumed that women are more susceptible to dementia than men. This is not quite true. However, since on average women live longer than men and dementia is age-related, more women live long enough to get dementia, than men (Source: excerpt from DEMENTIA: NWHIC)

Risks factors for Dementia: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to risk factors for Dementia:

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Dementia are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Dementia makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Dementia. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Dementia. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.

 

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