Birmingham Neuropsychology,Brookwood Clinic,gastric bypass,Brookwood Massage,Azrin,Millsaps Birmingham Neuropsychology
Dementia Prevention New Page 0


        Frequent consumption of fruits and vegetables, fish, and omega-3 rich oils may decrease the risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease (Neurology. 2007 Nov 13;69(20):1921-30)

        Mediterranean diet: Higher adherence to this diet is associated with lower mortality in AD (Neurology. 2007 Sep 11;69(11):1084-93)

        Fish: > or =180 mg/d of dietary DHA (approximately 2.7 fish servings/wk) is associated with an approximately 50% reduction in dementia risk. At least this amount of DHA is generally found in one commercially available 1-g fish oil capsule given daily (Neurosci Res. 2006 Oct;56(2):159-64. Epub 2006 Aug 14).

Folic Acid        Higher folate intake may decrease the risk of AD       (Arch Neurol. 2007 Jan;64(1):86-92)


        Physical activity was associated with lower risks of cognitive impairment (Arch Neurol. 2001 Mar;58(3):498-504)

        Exercise 3 or more times per week is associated with a delay in onset of dementia and Alzheimer disease (Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jan 17;144(2):73-81)

Vitamins and Supplements

Social Involvement

Leisure Activities :

        Reading, playing board games,  playing musical instruments, and dancing were associated with a reduced risk of dementia     (N Engl J Med. 2003 Jun 19;348(25):2508-16.  Comment in: N Engl J Med. 2003 Jun 19;348(25):2489-90.    N Engl J Med. 2003 Sep 25;349(13):1290-2; author reply 1290-2.  N Engl J Med. 2003 Sep 25;349(13):1290-2; author reply 1290-2. Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderly. Verghese J, Lipton RB, Katz MJ, Hall CB, Derby CA, Kuslansky G, Ambrose AF, Sliwinski M, Buschke H.)

Use it or Lose it


Effects of Medications

Dementia Articles

Brookwood Clinic Home Page Birmingham Neuropsychologist