Dementia numbers are expected to triple in the next 30 years, but lifestyle changes can reduce the increase. Photo: Shutterstock
Dementia numbers are expected to triple in the next 30 years, but lifestyle changes can reduce the increase. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, but lifestyle changes – diet, exercise – and education can slow its growth, say experts

  • Governments and drug makers are looking at ways to tackle the risk of dementia, the seventh leading cause of death worldwide
  • Experts say ‘advisable changes in lifestyle’ – losing weight, lowering blood sugar levels, not smoking – could reduce the numbers

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Dementia numbers are expected to triple in the next 30 years, but lifestyle changes can reduce the increase. Photo: Shutterstock
Dementia numbers are expected to triple in the next 30 years, but lifestyle changes can reduce the increase. Photo: Shutterstock
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