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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)

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Page : 631-635

Keywords : Dementia MCI AD risk factors prevention.;

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Background: Dementia is a disorder that has an increasing rate of incidence, according to that, this article demonstrated multiple risk factors of dementia and their effects in the progression of the disorder. In addition, this review article pointed to some prevention methods of dementia which can reduce the risks and protect the brain. Objectives: To brief the risk factors by outlining them relying on evidence-based studies and also to clarify and summarize the methods of prevention of dementia. Methods: Studies published from 2005 up to 2016 have been selected for this review, from Cochrane Database, PubMed, BMJ, NIMH and SDL. Conclusion: The findings were the risk factors of dementia: aging (the strongest risk factor), genetic factors (presented in AD genetic predisposition) , DM, CVD, hypertention, smoking, diet and level of education, and the methods help in the protection of the brain and the prevention of dementia by reducing the risk of the previous risk factors.

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