Study Shows That Married People Are 43% Less Likely To Develop Dementia
February 1, 2018
In the past, dementia was considered to be just a sign of old age. Since then, scientist have secluded the underlying illnesses and have discovered factors that influence the probability of occurrence.
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What is dementia?
Dementia refers to a wide of array brain diseases that are mainly characterized by a gradual loss of memory and the overall ability to think clearly. Ergo, dementia is not one illness but rather a consequence of conditions such as the Alzheimer's diseases which is responsible for 50% to 70% of cases. Old age is not the underlying cause; it only increases the chance of having dementia.