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Suggest ways to prevent dementia

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar

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Posted on Fri, 13 Apr 2018 in Headache and Migraines
Question: Suggest ways to prevent dementia
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 48 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take steps as advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
You can maintain healthy brain by having healthy body.
Take regular timely food. Fruit should be essential part of diet.
Regular exercise and morning walk will be helpful.
Mental tasks like crossword or puzzles improves mental health.
Avoid smoking or alcohol.
Maintain blood pressure and blood sugar under recommended ranges.
Sound sleep is another essential component of healthy brain.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
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Follow up: Dr. Neeraj Kumar 36 minutes later
Thank you Dr XXXXXXX for your detailed response. I am doing most of the things you mentioned. Can you recommend any supplements that will be helpful to prevent Dementia. Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Vitamin B12

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

No supplement is recommended. But you can take vitamin B12 supplements.

Regards
Dr N Kumar
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