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Dementia can be prevented: WHO

The organization issues its recommendations

dementiaa disease that is presented as worsening of cognitive functions (such as memory or ability to concentrate), is one of the conditions for mental health that most affect World Health Organization (WHO),

Before increase in dementia in the world; in one year have registered 10 million new cases, The WHO strives Create consciousness the need to maintain a good way of life this prevents this disease from occurring in more people.

"What is good for the heart is good for the brain"He says, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, before declaring that they are in the world 50 million people who suffer from this disorder; which will triple in 30 years.

Considers the governments of the world they have to invest not only in research aimed at finding a remedy, but also in preventing and reducing risk,


Among his recommendationsThe WHO proposes at least six points to consider: lphysical activity, smoking cessation, diet changes, alcohol, cognitive training and social activity (such as mental exercises: soups, sudoku, among others): control of weight and blood pressure,

Finally, remember this maintain good mental health generate self-sufficient, productive people who contribute to the communityThey also overcome the daily problems of life.

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