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Baby Boomers Age and Alzheimer’s Go Hand In Hand

Posted Aug 24 2008 1:21pm

Baby boomers the risk of Alzheimer’s goes up fast with age because of late onset Alzheimer’s .

More than 50% of people over 95 will have dementia . Because of longevity the cases of Alzheimer’s in the general population are increasing at an alarming rate.

The number of deaths from Alzheimer’s has increased 20 fold in the last 20 years.

Alzheimer’s Age Demographics:

** 60 t0 65 years ** 0.4% to 1%

** 85 to 90 years ** 20% t0 40%

** 95 years ** 55%

The nerve cell loss that occurs with Alzheimer’s can start around the age of 40 with symptoms only showing when the damage has been done at age 60 or 70.

Baby boomers this means that your best defense against Alzheimer’s is prevention!

Prevention starts with your lifestyle . Eat healthy fresh foods, supplement with the vitamins and minerals that you might not be getting enough of, start a regular fitness program, engage your brain - use it regularly, have fun and practice stress relief, etc.

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