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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](