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t is now abundantly clear that lifestyle factors play a major role in health. Nutrition,
exercise, sleep, effective stress management and keeping oneself meaningfully
challenged are all keys to lower mortality risk. Healthy lifestyle behaviours not
only significantly reduce the risk of disease, there are ideally a keystone of treatment
designed to accompany, or even replace, other more conventional procedures such
as medication and surgery. In a new book The Alzheimer's Solution neurologists
Dean and Ayesha Sherzai present convincing arguments that even dementias are a
function of lifestyle more than anything else and that healthy lifestyle can virtually
eliminate the risk of cognitive decline.
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