Managing Alzheimer's Symptoms Without Drugs
Living Life After a Dementia Diagnosis

Delaying Alzheimer's with Mental Enrichment Possible

...Scientists don’t yet know exactly when Alzheimer’s disease begins to develop in each individual, but studies are increasingly offering the theory that the disease begins decades before symptoms are exhibited. Therefore, it’s quite possible that people who’ve lived a life full of creative mental challenges have had the disease for decades, but symptoms didn’t become obvious because they had an increased ability to mask the symptoms. Or, it could be that they simply developed the disease at a later age because of the protective power of an enriched environment. It will likely take much additional research before there is certainty about this issue.

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