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Loneliness 'can increase Alzheimer's risk'

Loneliness 'can increase Alzheimer's risk'

John von Radowitz
Tuesday 11 December 2012

Feeling lonely can increase the risk of Alzheimer's in later life, a study suggests.

Researchers who found the link drew a distinction between being alone and loneliness.

The Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (Amstel) looked at risk factors for depression, dementia and high death rates among 2,000 men and women aged 65 and older.

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its also hereditary

My mom's side of the family is riddled with it and I fear for my own mother. Apparently their are a number of ways to prevent it; I believe "scientists" say its because of a lack of brain function when you get older since you really aren't learning much, reading is a good thing also a big one is learning another language.

My Best Friends Family Is Also Suffering With Alzheimers

Let's pray for a safe remedy to this devastating malady..

Take care my friend..


I can believe it. I think Europeans are healthier in this category.

I rarely, if ever hear about Europeans with alzheimers.