» Are You at Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

Are You at Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

(Take this simple quiz to find out)

Yes No 15 Known Dementia Risk Factors
1. Are you over the age of 65?
2. Did either of your parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles have dementia?
3. Have either of your parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles had a stroke
or heart attack? Is there a family history of heart or vascular problems?
4. Do you live a relatively sedentary lifestyle with little exercise? (Less than
15 minutes a day that requires you to breath harder than normal.)
5. Has a doctor ever told you that you were diabetic, borderline diabetic or
that you have insulin resistance?
6. Do you have high blood pressure?
7. Do you sometimes have difficulty hearing? (If in doubt ask your partner)
8. Do you have thyroid problems, or difficulty staying warm?
9. Have you experienced prolonged stress or depression?
10. Do you smoke or have you smoked tobacco products?
11. Do you have 2 or more drinks containing alcohol or diet sodas daily?
12. Do you have difficulty sleeping at night?
13. Are you on a statin, pain, sleep, hormone or depression medication?
14. Are you retired without a driving purpose?
15. Do you forget more than you used to, or find it hard at times to recall
the right words or names of people you know well?

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