Better Heart Health Associated with Lower Risk of Dementia Later in Life

According to a recent study, published in PLOS Medicine, people with better scores on standard metrics of heart health in midlife have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life.Better Heart Health Associated with Lower Risk of Dementia Later in Life

For this study, researchers analyzed data on 1,449 people from Finland, enrolled in the Finnish Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging, and Dementia study. All participants were included in the study between 1972 and 1987 and assessed in 1998. All participants without dementia were followed until 2005-2008.

The analysis showed that participants with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health scores from midlife onwards, especially for behavioral factors like smoking, had a lower risk of dementia later in life compared to the participants with poor scores.

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