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Taking care of brain health and cognition is easy with these simple tips – News
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Taking care of brain health and cognition is easy with these simple tips – News

The ability to understand and acquire knowledge can be protected by following a healthy diet, regular exercise, vitamin D consumption and participating in social activities. Written by: Ann Marie Stephens and Tehreem KhanMedia contact: Anna JonesSameera Davuluri, M.D., Photography: Julie Nicole MillerAccording to Alzheimer’s Disease International, dementia starts to appear in 10 million people every year, and the number of people with dementia is only expected to increase. However, there are ways to improve brain health and prevent at least some of the complications that come with aging, dementia and similar conditions. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine wants to help patients learn more about the relationship between brain health a...