What you can do to reduce your risk

It is never too early or too late

 

150 minutes of moderate exercise every week

Eat a healthy diet

Avoid smoking

Know your health numbers- aim for BP of 130 mm Hg or less from around age 40 years

Reduce obesity

Learn something new

Be socially engaged

Limit alcohol use

Use hearing aids to help with hearing loss

Reduce exposure to air pollution and second hand smoke

Challenge your brain

(Adapted from Livingstone et al., 2020)