Women are more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and it’s not just because women tend to live longer. Stress, reproductive history, and a decline in estrogen brought about by menopause may all play a role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
While gender is a risk factor that we cannot change, other factors can be changed. One of the best ways for anyone to reduce their risk is to make healthy lifestyle choices that take care of both the body and brain.
To learn more about reducing your risk, visit alzheimer.ca/Prevention