Landmark study evidence suggests that long-term stress cause dementia. This study conducted by the University of Gotenburg, explored dementia caused by long-term stress. Do you want to safeguard yourself and others from this terrible and debilitating condition? Here are five healthy living steps that can help to prevent stress and dementia.
This Study Linked Alzheimer’s to Stress Levels
The study suggests that the trigger for Alzheimer’s disease can be transmitted to humans through contaminated tools.
This 38-year study adds to other existing studies which have also linked stress to dementia.
The author of the study, Lena Johansson of the University of Gothenburg said “personality may influence the individual’s risk for dementia through its effects on behaviour, lifestyle or reactions to stress”.
Again, lifestyle is an important factor as stated in previous posts here.
Is this a good idea to reduce stress causing dementia?
Does this give you even more reasons to try to reduce your stress level?
If confirmed, then we have even more reasons to do all we can to minimise every risk factor.
Health Conditions Linked to High Stress Levels
How Stressed are You?
Take These Steps to Eliminate & Reduce Stress
Try to do the following when you think the stress you are experiencing is affecting your sleep, health or well-being:
Ask yourself these questions
– What are the things/situations, without which my stress level would be greatly reduced, manageable, or even completely eliminated?
How can we eliminate the stressor that we don’t know about?
You can eliminate the stressors when you know what they are. Am I right?
• Contemplate well on your choices. Long-term stress can lead to dementia!
Why You Need to Prioritise to Prevent Long-term Stress Causing Dementia
Is that stress you are getting from that matter/person REALLY worth it?
Is it time to bite that bullet & make your choice?
Use Exercise as a Stress Reliever. Reduce Long-term stress that can cause dementia
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The Bottom Line
•Long-term stress can long-term stress can cause dementia and increase your likelihood of developing Alzheimers disease.
•Dementia has multiple risk factors, some we can do nothing about but some are preventable.
•You can do something to lower your risk of developing dementia. One way is to adopt a healthier lifestyle so as to reduce your stress levels.
•Eliminate stressors from your family and work life! Or reduce these stressors to a manageable level and prevent long-term stress that cause dementia!