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This Common Habit May Lead to Dementia, Say Physicians.

Posted on: February 28th, 2022 by Our Team

NYC Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Poulakos was recently featured in Eat This, Not That’s article, ‘This Common Habit May Lead to Dementia, Say Physicians’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘Around 55 million people worldwide have dementia–a syndrome defined by the National Institute of Aging as, “the loss of cognitive functioning — thinking, remembering, and reasoning — to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. Some people with dementia cannot control their emotions, and their personalities may change.” While much more needs to be learned about dementia, the medical community does know that certain unhealthy lifestyle choices can increase your risk of getting it.’.

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