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Dementia

Dementia (meaning ?deprived of mind?) is a catch-all term that covers a decline in memory, reasoning, thinking, and other mental functions. You can take steps to lower your risk for dementia: keep blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, weight in a healthy range; don't smoke; keep your mind active through learning and games; exercise regularly; and stay socially active with family and friends.…

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