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8 Nov 2023

Alzheimer's Disease Linked More to Lifestyle Than Genetics

Contrary to public misconception, Alzheimer's Disease is found to be more associated with lifestyle factors than genetics. The risk for a spouse of an Alzheimer's patient increases by 600 percent, pointing to the influence of shared environmental factors and lifestyle choices such as diet, physical activity, stress, and sleeping patterns. [Source](https://www.bluezones.com/2017/09/researchers-say-alzheimers-disease-cases-preventable-find/?utm_source=BLUE+ZONES+Newsletter&utm_campaign=a47210c961-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2023_11_05_05_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9642311849-1b599d8645-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D&mc_cid=a47210c961&mc_eid=e30b397491)