A 33-year-old member asked:
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is multi-infarct dementia preventable?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Yes: Healthy diet with low cholesterol is a good way to prevent it.
Answered on Apr 16, 2014
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Dr. Joshua Sonnen
18 years experience Pathology
High blood pressure is the single most important risk factor in preventing multi-infarct dementia. A good diet, exersice, quitting smoking, etc. can be helpful, but often antihypertensive medication is needed. Test your blood pressure regularly and talk to your doctor if it is high.
Feb 6, 2012

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