One of the key ways to prevent vascular dementia is to reduce the risk of stroke the following are tips for the Care recipient (cr) to reduce her risk of stroke

Try: Check blood pressure levels listen to the doctor’s advice on lowering blood pressure find out from a doctor if the cr is at risk for atrial fibrillation stop smoking reduce alcohol intake check cholesterol levels lower cholesterol levels if needed if diabetic follow the doctor doctor’s recommendations carefully to control the diabetes include exercisein your daily routine enjoy a lower sodium salt lower fat diet note if the cr shows any of the signs for vascular dementia contact a doctor immediately

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Categories: Behavior Challenging, Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

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Keywords: Dementia dementia prevention

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