Mild cognitive impairment is condition that’s more serious than normal aging, but has not yet reached the level of dementia. Dementia involves problems with memory, language, thinking and judgment that are greater than normal age-related changes”.
Mild cognitive impairment coupled with mild anxiety increase the Alzheimer’s risk by 33% and moderate anxiety increases the risk by 78%.
However, severe anxiety produced a whopping 135% increase in the risk of Alzheimer’s.
The anxiety caused wasting away in the part of the brain that creates memory. Reduce anxiety in your family’s elders because avoiding Alzheimer’s is in everyone’s best interest.
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