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Studies show that people who have mild cognitive impairment and high levels of anxiety are 135% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
This new study adds to previous research that shows the importance of lifestyle choices and stress management in Alzheimer’s prevention. Learn more about this study and the effects of anxiety on the brain.
Effects of Anxiety on the Brain
Researchers from Baycrest Health Sciences’ Rotman Research Institute in Canada have published a study that shows people who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and high levels of stress are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.
A new study has found that stressful life experiences can age the brain approximately 1.5 years, and that, specifically, experiencing one of these 27 stressful life events could lead to Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia later in life.
Learn more about the effects of stress on brain health and the 27 life events that can cause damage and lead to Alzheimer’s.
The Effects of Stress on Brain Health
The latest study to evaluate the effects of stress on brain health was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin Read more