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What will cause most cognitive impairment after 50?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Many Factors

There are many risk factors, including age, stroke, family history of cognitive impairment, education level, brain injury, exposure to pesticides or toxins, alcohol dependence, smoking, physical inactivity, and chronic conditions such as parkinson’s disease, heart disease, and diabetes.
Maintaining a healthy diet and a regular exercise program can decrease the risk of cognitive impairment.

In brief: Many Factors

There are many risk factors, including age, stroke, family history of cognitive impairment, education level, brain injury, exposure to pesticides or toxins, alcohol dependence, smoking, physical inactivity, and chronic conditions such as parkinson’s disease, heart disease, and diabetes.
Maintaining a healthy diet and a regular exercise program can decrease the risk of cognitive impairment.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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