Prevention & Treatment
Researches have not yet found a miracle pill for dementia. Nevertheless, a great deal of money is invested in pharmaceutical research and far too little in educating people about the possibilities of prevention and the true causes of dementia.
In the neuro-highlights (Medscape, Dec. 10, 2018) Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Diener explains dementia:
“ All drug trials failed. This is probably because the disease begins 30 years before the first symptoms appear.
The only thing that can be done is prevention: change of lifestyle, treatment of vascular risk factors, sports..”
The following graphic gives an initial overview: