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BRAIN HEALTH #2: REDUCING THE RISK OF DEMENTIA- There is no single cause of Dementia or failure of brain function, but it is very common as one in three seniors will die with Dementia. It is the second most common cause of death after heart failure in the elderly. You start losing brain cells in your 20’s and 30’s so it is never too early to begin efforts to reduce your risk of Dementia. There is no single cure or proven prevention as yet, but there are risk factors for dementia and behaviors that are associated with reduced risks of dementia. Risk factors include family history and genetic variation of a protein that carries fats into the brain (apo E). While you cannot change your genes, you can change other risk factors such as abdominal obesity and overweight, high blood pressure, high blood fats, smoking, excessive alcohol, and sedentary lifestyle. Many of these risk factors are associated with inflammation in the brain and the formation of protein deposits called amyloid as well as tangled nerve fibers called tau tangles. To reduce your risk of Dementia stay physically active, take care of your heart, eat a balanced diet, activate and challenge your brain every day, and enjoy social activities. Start each day with a Protein-Rich Shake, Balanced Nutrition and a Healthy Active Lifestyle. Take care of your Brain, it is the only organ you cannot replace!! #drdavidheber #brainhealth #dementia to learn more go to and and read PERSONALIZED NUTRITION AND TRANSFORMATION available as an e-book from for $5.49

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