An association was found between headache or non-migrainous headache and later dementia. Not so for migraine.
A multi-step inflammatory cascade appears to connect hyperglycemia and brain dysfunction.
In the news: stroke prevention, heart disease and women, migraine and depression, cholinesterase inhibitors and dementia, multivitamins and cataract risk.
Regular exercise; no smoking; and maintaining a low body weight, a healthy diet, and low alcohol intake may reduce the risk significantly.
The reduction in dementia is not simply the result of the drugs reducing their blood pressure.
What is a safe, effective, and inexpensive way to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and dementia? What we eat is a key part of the answer. For one thing, doctors can suggest an appropriate diet to motivated patients, or to those who prefer a non-drug approach.
Is it appropriate to routinely order urinalysis for patients in a nursing home (both with and without dementia) when they exhibit behavioral changes but show no signs or symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI)?